Closing

The Main Library will close at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 16 for our Black Tie Bingo fundraiser.  All three FSPL branch locations will be open regular hours, 12 - 5 PM on Saturday, November 16.

Community Resources

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  • Arkansas Crisis Center logo

    Arkansas Crisis Center

    Phone:
    (888) 274-7472

    Confidential and anonymous intervention and counseling and links to resources in the caller's area.  Their goal is zero suicides in Arkansas by 2025.

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  • Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline 1-800-482-5964

    Child Abuse Hotline-Arkansas

    Phone:
    (844) SAVE-A-Child (728-3224), (800) 482-5964

    If you suspect child abuse and neglect in Arkansas, call 1-844-SAVE-A-Child (1-844-728-3224)

  • OKDHS Abuse & Neglect hotline

    Child Abuse Hotline-Oklahoma

    Phone:
    (800) 522-3511

    If you suspect abuse or neglect in Oklahoma, contact the Oklahoma Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-522-3511

  • Childhelp logo

    Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

    Phone:
    (800) 4-A-Child (422-4453)

    The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors.  Assistance is offered in over 170 languages.  The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.

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  • Crisis Text Line logo

    Crisis Text Line

    Anyone who is feeling depressed or suicidal can text HOME to 741741. A crisis worker will text back immediately and offer support and assistance by text.

  • LGBT National Hotline 1-888-843-4564

    LGBT National Hotline

    Phone:
    (888) 843-4564

    Telephone, email, and online support for all ages about coming out issues, gender identity, relationship concerns, bullying, workplace issues, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safer sex information, and more.  They also maintain a 15,000-resource database.

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  • LGBT National Senior Hotline 1-888-234-7243

    LGBT National Senior Hotline

    Phone:
    (888) 243-7243

    Telephone support as well as factual information and referrals to local sources for seniors.  Provides seniors the ability to talk with trained peer support volunteers about issues including isolation, relationship concerns, bullying, family concerns, HIV/AIDS, and more.  The hotline offers a caring, non-judgmental person to talk with.

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  • LGBT National Youth Hotline 1-800-246-7743

    LGBT National Youth Hotline

    Phone:
    (800) 246-7743

    Telephone, email, and online support for teens and young adults up to age 25 about coming out issues, gender identity, relationship concerns, parent issues, school problems, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safer sex information, and more.  They also maintain a 15,000-resource database.

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  • love is respect.org logo

    loveisrespect (National Dating Abuse Hotline)

    Phone:
    (866) 331-9474 or Text LOVEIS to 22522

    Highly-trained advocates offer support, information, and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. They also provide information and support to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, service providers, and members of law enforcement. Free and confidential phone, live chat, and texting services are available 24/7/365.

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  • NAMI logo

    NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) HelpLine

    Phone:
    (800) 950-6264 or, in a crisis? Text NAMI to 741741

    HelpLine staff and volunteers answer questions about mental health issues. Available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

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  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children logo

    National Center For Missing & Exploited Children

    Phone:
    (800) THE-LOST (843-5678)

    The nation's clearinghouse and comprehensive reporting center for all issues related to the prevention of and recovery from child victimization, abuse, abduction, and exploitation.

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  • NCADD logo

    National Council On Alcoholism And Drug Dependence HOPE LINE

    Phone:
    (800) NCA-CALL (622-2255)

    NCADD's HOPE LINE places those struggling with alcohol and other substance abuse issues in touch with helpful local resources.

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  • National Council on Problem Gambling logo

    National Council on Problem Gambling Helpline

    Phone:
    Call or Text (800) 522-4700

    A single access point for those seeking help for a gambling problem.  Calls are confidential and the hotline is open 24/7.

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  • National Domestic Violence Hotline logo

    National Domestic Violence Hotline

    Phone:
    (800) 799-SAFE (7233)

    Highly trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

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  • National Drug Helpline logo

    National Drug Helpline

    Phone:
    (888) 633-3239

    The National Drug Helpline offers 24/7 drug and alcohol help to those struggling with addiction and seeking information regarding treatment and recovery.

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  • National Human Trafficking Hotline logo

    National Human Trafficking Hotline

    Phone:
    (888) 373-7888 or text 233733

    The National Human Trafficking Hotline is a national anti-trafficking hotline serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States. The hotline is available 24/7/365 in over 200 languages.

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  • National Runaway Safeline logo

    National Runaway Safeline

    Phone:
    (800) RUNAWAY (786-2929)

    The National Runaway Safeline is ready to listen to anyone who is thinking of running away or already has run away.  Services are confidential and nonjudgemental.

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  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline logo 1-800-273-TALK

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    Phone:
    (800) 273-TALK (8255)

    The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provide free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.  Available 24/7.

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  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Spanish logo

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline-Spanish

    Phone:
    (888) 628-9454

    La Línea Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio es una red nacional de centros locales de crisis que brindan apoyo emocional gratuito y confidencial a personas en crisis suicidas o angustia emocional. Disponible las 24 horas 7 días a la semana.

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  • NEDA logo

    NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association) Helpline

    Phone:
    (800) 931-2237

    THE NEDA Helpline offers support, resources, and information on treatment options for eating disorders for individuals and their loved ones.  is available Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT.

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  • Option Line logo

    OptionLine

    Phone:
    Text HELPLINE to 313131 or call (800) 712-4357

    OptionLine offers free, confidential help and information about pregnancy signs and symptoms, information on options, and referral to local assistance.

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  • RAINN logo

    RAINN Sexual Assault Hotline

    Phone:
    (800) 656-HOPE (4673)

    RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. They created and operate the free National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country. The hotline is available 24/7 and calls are confidential.

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  • S.A.F.E. Alternatives logo

    S.A.F.E. Alternatives (National Self-Injury Hotline)

    Phone:
    (800) DON’T-CUT (366-8288)

    S.A.F.E. Alternatives is a nationally recognized treatment approach, professional network, and educational resource base, committed to helping individuals achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.

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  • Safe School Helpline logo

    Safe School Helpline

    Phone:
    (800) 41-VOICE (418-6423) Ext 359 or text TIPS to 66746

    Use the Safe School Helpline to report threats of violence, depression, and illegal activity that could harm children in Fort Smith Public Schools. Calls are private, confidential, and anonymous. Available 24/7.

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  • SAMHSA National Helpline logo

    SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Helpline

    Phone:
    (800) 662-HELP (4357)

    SAMHSA’s Helpline is a confidential, free, 24/7/365 service for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. They provide referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also request free publications and other information. English and Spanish is available.

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  • Teen line logo

    Teen Line

    Phone:
    Text TEEN to 83863 or call (800) 852-8336

    Teen Line is a confidential hotline for teens who want to talk to other teens who understand. Teen Line is available every night from 8 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. (CST).

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  • Trans Lifeline

    Trans Lifeline

    Phone:
    (877) 565-8860

    Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of our community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Our vision is to fight the epidemic of trans suicide and improve overall life-outcomes of trans people by facilitating justice-oriented, collective community aid. Need to talk? Call! Our peer support hotline is run by and for trans people. We’re available 9 a.m.-3 a.m. CST. Volunteers may be available during off hours.

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  • The Trevor Project logo

    Trevor Project TrevorLifeline

    Phone:
    (866) 488-7386 or Text START to 678678

    The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. TrevorLifeline is available 24/7. Trevor Text is available Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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