Safety & Crisis Resources
Students, families, and staff experience many situations beyond the school setting. Cabot Public Schools is dedicated to connecting our Panther families to valuable resources.
Please reach out to our district support staff, including our school counselors, nurses, officers, and our district social worker if you are ever in need of assistance. We have dedicated staff available to connect you to many resources.
Valuable resources are also listed below to help support our students, faculty, staff, and stakeholders with information regarding sexual abuse, child maltreatment, domestic violence, spousal abuse, mental health, depression, and suicide.
Darkness to Light – Identifying Child Sexual Abuse
Darkness to Light – Grooming and Red Flag Behavior
Domestic Violence - Laura's Card
Domestic Violence/ Rape Crisis
Lonoke County Safe Haven
Victim Information & Notification Everyday (VINE)
Cabot Public Schools is committed to protecting our children. By state law, mandated reporters are required to be trained following a state multi-year cycle to identify signs of suspected abuse and neglect and how to report suspected cases. District policy requires yearly training.
If you suspect child abuse or neglect, you can make a report using one of the methods below.
Arkansas Child Abuse Hotline for reporting Child Abuse
By phone: 1-800-482-5964 or 1-844-SAVEACHILD (1-844-728-3224)
By fax - PDF form
Our local Child Advocacy Center (Wade Knox Advocacy Center 501-676-2552) provides information and additional resources for supporting families.
Other resources include district school counselors, Arkansas State Police Crimes Against Children, and the Arkansas Department of Human Services.
Local Mental Health Services (Providers in the school setting)
Overview Teen Depression - Mayo Clinic
Parent's Guide To Teen Depression
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1-888-CRISIS2 (1-888-274-7472) Online Chat Available
1-800-273-TALK (8255) - National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Crisis Text Hotline - Text HELLO to 741-741 for a FREE, 24/7 line for people in crisis