AJET Peer Support Group : The AJET Peer Support Group is a helpline run and staffed entirely by volunteers with psychology, helpline or counseling experience, all of whom are current JET Programme participants. PSG operates every day of the year from 8pm till 7am, to provide a safety net for JETs outside working hours. Information given in calls made to the PSG helpline is kept strictly confidential. Any enquiries about PSG and how to get involved as a volunteer can be made to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Peer Support Group helpline number is toll free at 050-5534-5566.
Tokyo English Lifeline: Tokyo English Life Line (TELL) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing world-class, effective support and counseling services to Japan’s international community and helping to address the country’s growing mental health care needs. TELL has a free, anonymous telephone counseling service available from 9am – 11pm daily.
CLAIR JETLINE : The JET Line is a service operated by CLAIR from Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:45, where JETs are able to call in and seek advice regarding any matters associated with their JET situation or their life in Japan. The JET Line is answered in English by a JET Programme Coordinator (PC). All of CLAIR’s PCs are former JETs who have received training in counseling techniques and are very well versed in JET Programme issues. The JET Line number is 03-3591-5489.
International Mental Health Professionals-Japan : IMHPJ is a multidisciplinary professional association of therapists who provide mental health services to the international communities in Japan.
Founded in 1997, IMHPJ’s goals are to improve the quality, quantity, and accessibility of mental health services available to the international communities in Japan.
Japan Healthcare Information – JHI: JHI locates English- Speaking Doctors and makes appointments.
Women’s Health in Shimane
Below are the contact details of hospitals and clinics, grouped by city/region. Hospitals and clinics overseen by a female doctor, are highlighted in red. Feel free to contact your PAs if you have any updated information.
|Shimane University Hospital||89-1 Enya-Cho||0853-20-2069|
|Shimane Prefectural Central Hospital||4-1-1 Himehara||0853-22-5111|
|Eda Clinic||260 Otsu-Cho||0853-30-7888|
|Sato Clinic||1291-18 Enya-Cho||0853-21-0973|
|Sato Clinic||988-1 Shiroeda-Cho||0853-23-5883|
|Ozoe Clinic||4-46 Otsushinzaki-Cho||0853-22-0056|
|Yoshino Clinic||3091Oazakaminaoe, Hikawa-Cho, Hikawa-Gun||0853-72-7470|
|Watanabe Children & Ladies Clinic||836-3 Takeshi-Cho||0853-30-8020|
|Yasugi Municipal Hospital||1931, Hirose, Hirose-Cho||0854-32-2121|
|Okuizumo Hospital||1622-1 Daijiminari, Okuizumo-Cho, Nita-Gun||0854-54-1122|
|Jinjukai Kato Hospital||383-1 Kawamoto, Kawamoto-Machi||0855-72-0640|
|Matsue Red Cross Hospital||200 Horomachi||0852-24-2111|
|Motherly (Mazari) Clinic||2-12-33 Nishitsuda||0852-25-8588|
|Tagashira Ladies Clinic||4-4-50 Hamanogi, Matsue||0852-23-1103|
|Uchida Clinic||2-6-13 Hamanogi, Matsue||0852-55-2880|
|Morimoto Clinic||82 Saikamachi||0852-25-2250|
|Tahara Clinic||1834-6 Hanenishi, Kute-Cho||0854-82-5115|
|Oda District Hospital||1428-3, Yoshinaga, Oda-Cho||0854-82-0330|
|Egi Clinic||64 Kataniwa||0855-22-1181|
|Hamada Medical Center||777-12 Asai-Cho||0855-22-2300|
|Nakayama Clinic||10-2 Tonomachi||0855-22-0071|
|Gotsu Saiseikai Hospital||1016-37 Gotsu-Cho||0855-54-0101|
|Masuda Red Cross Hospital||103-1 Otoyoshi-Cho||0856-22-1480|
|Tsuwano Kyozon Hospital||141 Morimura, Tsuwano-Cho||0856-72-0660|
|Oki Dozen Hospital||2071-1 Mita, Nishinoshima-Cho||08514-7-8211|
|Oki Hospital||355 Johokumachi, Okinoshima-Cho, Oki-Gun||08512-2-1356|
|* female physician available|
FIRST AID AND CRISIS SITUATIONS
JETs tend to be an active bunch and this means that they sometimes get hurt. While the PDF attachments below cover a wide and extreme range of situations, it is best to be prepared for the worst-case scenario.