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Part B of a chapter on risk factors associated with adolescent suicide, this document, entitled “How can a School Identify a Student at Risk for Suicide?”, explores 3 methods of identifying students at risk for suicide in school-based suicide prevention programs: 1) Suicide Awareness Curriculum; 2) Gatekeeper Training; & 3) Screening. The clinical research findings regarding each approach, their benefits & limitations, & examples of successful implementations throughout the U.S. are discussed. (66 refs)