Mental Health Support
The Office for Mental Health Support is an Organization in the division for counseling and support. We have psychiatrists and psychologists who can help students and staff at the University of Tokyo continue their academic and personal lives with a healthy state of mind.
The Office for Mental Health Support can provide the following:
- Medication and follow-up with a psychiatrist, when necessary
- Counseling and psychological testing by a psychologist
- Annual mental health checkup for students
- Mental health education
- Clinical analysis of improvement
Mental Health Services at Health Service Centers
We provide personal and confidential medical management of common mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and sleep disorders. Our skilled and sensitive therapists will help you choose the treatment option best for you.
All student visits to the Health Service require an appointment in person. Please come directly to the reception area for psychiatry at the Health Service Center (show below) to schedule a preclinical interview with a nurse or psychologist. At that time you will complete a preclinical assessment form and then make an appointment to see a psychiatrist. After the first interview with a psychiatrist, you can make subsequent appointments either at the reception or via internet. For a medical certificate, you must see a psychiatrist. Please come to reception to make this appointment.
NO Health Insurance is required.
There are fees for medicine, examinations and the medical certificate and we do ask payment in full for medication.
Mental Health Services are available ONLY to registered students and staffs at the University of Tokyo.
Location and Hours
We have 3 branches: Komaba, Hongo, Kashiwa.
The Mental Health Service, located on the second floor of the Komaba Health Service Center is open Monday through Friday, 9:50 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. (psychiatry reception. 9:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). We are closed afternoons during vacation.
Please call 03-5454-6167, extension 46167.
The Mental Health Service, located on the second floor of the Hongo Health Service Center is open Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.(psychiatry reception. 9:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
Please call 03-5841-2578, extension 22578.
The Mental Health Service, located at the Kashiwa Health Service Center is open Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.(psychiatry reception. 9:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
Please call 04-7136-3040, extension 63040.
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When You Are Frequently Not Able to Get Out of Bed in the Morning
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When You Have Symptoms of Physical Ailment
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