Health and Wellness
Health and Wellness in Aomori Map– A comprehensive map that includes first-hand information on doctors and clinics around Aomori Prefecture. If you are seeking medical care, this is a great place to start. This map is managed by the Prefectural Advisors with the help JETs so if you have any ideas for additions please directly e-mails the PAs.
Aomori Healthcare –PSG’s guide to brick-and-morter places for healthcare–physical, mental, and reproductive.
Japan Healthcare Info -Everything you need to know about doctors and medicine in Japan
Regional Health Centers –One key service offered is confidential STI testing, including rapid tests for HIV
HIVKensa.com –National search tool for confidential HIV Testing, currently in all Japanese but fairly easy to navigate the site
Japan HIV Center –English counseling every Saturday, 12:00-15:00
Peer Support Group (PSG) –Confidential Listening and Referral Service organized by fellow JETs. Operates 8pm to 7am when TELL and PAs are often busy or unavailable.
- Aomori Healthcare –PSG’s guide to brick-and-morter places for healthcare–physical, mental, and reproductive.
TELL–Tokyo English Life Line –Available 9am-11pm. Phone based listening staffed by volunteers.
TELL-e Therapy (Distance Mental Health Counseling) –Skype call with licensed therapists. Must make an appointment.
Alcoholic Anonymous Tokyo 03-3971-1471
Rape, Sexual Assault, and Domestic Violence
Tokyo Metropolitan Police English Line 03-3501-0110
Purple Hotline -English counseling offered Monday-Thursday, 13:00-19:00
American Women Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center -Available 24/7, also offers live chat services
(1-866-879-6636 – USA number)
ARTS (Against Rape, Trauma and Stigma) -Japan e-mail counseling available
Japan Legal Support Center (JLSC) -Provides legal consultations at no charge
Tokyo Public Law Office -Specializes in providing legal assistance to foreign residents in Japan