Health and Wellness

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.


 

Physical Health

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
03-5259-0256


Mental Health

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

International Mental Health Professionals in Japan –A professional organization of ex-pat/multi-lingual psychiatrists and psychologists in Japan.

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
0120-941-826

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

 


Legal Assistance

 

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
03-6809-6200

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