General Suicide Education
These school-based programs provide students with facts about suicide, alert them to suicide warning signs and provide them with information about how to seek help for themselves or for others. These programs often incorporate a variety of self-esteem or social competency development activities.
School gatekeeper training
This type of program is directed at school staff (teachers, counselors, coaches, etc.) to help them identify students at risk of suicide and refer such students to help. These programs also train staff how to respond in cases of tragic death or other crisis in school.
Community gatekeeper training
This type of gatekeeper program provides training to community members such as clergy, police, merchants, and recreation staff. This training is designed to help community members identify youths at risk of suicide and refer them for help.