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Performance of “Blackbird” directed by Paul Howl

One of our teachers, Paul Howl, has done us proud by directing the play “Blackbird,” by David Harrower. Performed at the Trance Mission Theater in Sangubashi from September 22nd to 24th, “Blackbird” is a challenging play about a controversial and … Continue reading

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TELL’s Sound Mind, Sound Body Run & Walk

TELL is an organization that offers professional counseling, outreach services, and an English version of the service offered in Japanese under the name Inochi no Denwa, a sort of crisis counseling for people in distress. Throughout the year, TELL has … Continue reading

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Screening of the film “Hafu”

The Tokyo English Life Line and Aoyama Gakuin University are proud to present a screening of the documentary film “Hafu,” which addresses issues related to being a mixed-race Japanese in present-day Japan. Interweaving five unique life stories narrated by bicultural … Continue reading

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Saving lives

On September 7, the Tokyo English Life Line–an English version of Inochi no Denwa–will mark World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD). In a series of talks on that day you can learn how you can help confront the stigma associated with … Continue reading

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Film on Bullying in “Frames of Mind” series

See the 2011 documentary “Bully” (about five U.S. students who deal with bullying on a daily basis) in a special screening by the Tokyo English Life Line (TELL). This is one of a series of films on the human condition … Continue reading

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An Invitation to the Spring 2013 TELL Training

Applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2013 Telephone Counseling Training Program. No prior counseling experience is required. It’s a tremendous opportunity to take part in meaningful work that is challenging and rewarding. The training sessions will take place … Continue reading

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TELL (the Tokyo English Life Line) and the Community

The speaker, Jason Chare, is the Executive Officer and Director of Life Line Services at the Tokyo English Life Line (TELL). Although next year TELL will celebrate its 40th anniversary, there are many in Japan who have never heard of … Continue reading

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“Frames of Mind” film series

The movie “Good As It Gets” (starring Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt) will be shown as the last of a series of films, screened by the Tokyo English Life Line (TELL), that deal with the human condition. It will be … Continue reading

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Suicide Prevention Workshop

TELL (The Tokyo English Life Line) regularly offers workshops for teachers and the general public on issues related to psychological and emotional well-being. This month, they will hold a workshop which is meant to help teachers identify risk factors for … Continue reading

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Lectures and screening of film for World Suicide Prevention Day

TELL (the Tokyo English Life Line–an English version of Inochi no Denwa) will mark World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) with a special  screening of “Saving 10,000 – Winning a War on Suicide in Japan,” a documentary film that looks honestly … Continue reading

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