School Drug Testing Program

Safeguard Students and Staff After COVID-19

Psychemedics school drug testing program deters drug usage with unrivaled certainty of detection.

Student Drug Abuse Is The Educator and Parents Worst Nightmare

A Psychemedics school drug testing program using hair analysis is your best tool to deter usage. Our screens detect drugs used up to 90 days previous to a test, making it virtually impossible for a drug user to avoid detection. The 2018 survey of students by the National Institutes for Health shows an encouraging trend. The use of most illicit drugs is at the lowest level over the past twenty years. However alcohol and marijuana usage is holding steady, vaping and illicit drugs are on the rise, and Fentanyl is showing up in popular so-called party drugs. The threat is real.

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The certainty of Detection is a Powerful Deterrent.

There is no getting away from the fact that students will be exposed to drugs and that peer pressure can be a powerful influence leading to substance use. Join the community of educators protecting students’ futures and lives by making Psychemedics the foundation for their school drug test programs. Read about how Psychemedics is helping companies rebuild their workforces after Covid-19.

We deliver Unrivaled Detection.  You get Unmatched Deterrence.

What does saving one of your student's lives cost?

Preventing student substance abuse and saving student lives is our shared objective. You might be in the dark on how effective a hair drug testing program for your school might be or what it will cost. We can answer those questions and more. Fill out the form below and we will be in touch.

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Psychemedics empowers public, private and faith-based schools to create drug-free campuses, preserve futures and save lives.

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We have helped more schools, colleges and fraternities implement drug-free programs than any firm in America.


Unrivaled Detection

Psychemedics’ patented drug screens and extensive wash process deliver the best detection rates in the industry. Clients tell us that our screens identify as much as 10X more users than urine and up to 3X more than other hair tests. Our superior detection is crucial for student drug testing.

Unmatched Deterrence

Certainty of detection is a powerful deterrent to drug use. SAMSHA studies show that drug users are less likely to apply at companies that test. Our unrivaled detection rates delivers certainty of Detection that Deters even prescription drug usage as well as alcohol use.

Broadest Testing Portfolio

Psychemedics delivers more than unrivaled drug testing in schools. It detects a broad spectrum of 90-day usage that includes alcohol, nicotine, cocaine, opioids, PCP, amphetamines, marijuana, benzodiazepines, adderall and fentanyl. Among others. Our student drug testing is top class.

Safeguard Students and Staff After COVID-19

Add Vaping to your drug testing. Here is why.

Vaping is epidemic with teens and what kids are vaping may surprise you. This 1-minute video gives you the data and reasons to add vaping to your campus testing protocols.

Things You Should Know

Eight Reasons Psychemedics School Hair Drug Testing Program Is The Educators' Choice.

Save a Life. Implement School Drug Tests.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) figures paint a conflicted picture of the risks students face. Although they are abusing most illicit drugs less they are more prone toward daily use of marijuana than ever before.

Of concern is continued use of “party drugs” such as Xanax or Percocet that increasingly are laced with fentanyl and pose a grave risk for overdose or worse. And a troubling trend is an increase in vaping which may be used to ingest marijuana oils.

The 5-Panel Drug Screen is a critical tool for school drug tests in that it not only screens for the most frequently used drugs but in the process identifies students most at risk for exposure to counterfeit drugs or those tainted with fentanyl or PCP by illicit drug manufacturers.

All Hair School Drug Testing Is NOT The Same

For hair drug tests, it is all about how our numbers stack up to other labs.

  • Unrivaled detection rate that is 2-3X the others.
  • 60% less hair required for testing
  • The only lab with FDA clearance on all drug screens
  • 9 Patents on drug testing with hair
  • Fewest retests resulting from collection errors
  • Fastest turnaround time
  • Prescription drug detection
  • Superior student drug testing

For the numbers that matter most, Psychemedics is just better.

Cheating The Drug Test Is A Thing Of The Past

The tactics for evading urine tests are well known and widely available to students with a quick Google search. Psychemedics defeats tampering because:

  • Sample collection is fully observable with no chance to substitute samples
  • Washes, dyes, and other treatments do not hamper detection
  • Captures 90 days of usage patterns eliminating short-term abstinence as an evasion tactic.

In addition, a Psychemedics hair drug test eliminates the stigma and potential liabilities of a staff-observed urine collection. Psychemedics leads the industry in drug testing programs.

Requires Smallest Sample

A Psychemedics hair drug test requires less than half the amount of hair be removed than other hair testing labs. Our test requires a 1/2 inch sample of hair about as big around as pencil lead. That means fewer retests required due to insufficient quantity. And maybe more important, it leaves indiscernible cosmetic evidence and brings no social stigma for your students.

No trauma. No drama.

Drug Testing in Schools Deters Usage & Saves Lives

The Certainty of Detection is the Best Deterrent.

We say that often and it is proven true every day. Both educators and students tellus that being able to say “My school hair drug testing program” is a socially acceptable way to abstain from drug usage when they are in social settings and subject to peer pressure

You can help your students just say no.

Equips You To Partner With Parents

How does Psychemedics bring you and parents together?

You and your students’ parents share a passion for creating bright futures for their children. You both know that a safer and drug-free campus is a huge step toward that future. When you implement hair testing with us, you and parents not only work together to create that drug-free campus, your program encourages candid discussion for parent and student at home. Preventing drug and substance use is one step towards a brighter future for high school students and middle school students alike.

Expert Assistance Getting Started

Psychemedics has helped more schoolscolleges, fraternities, and companies implement drug-free programs than any firm in America. Protecting students and helping prevent teen drug use is our mission.

  • Program design and implementation
  • Program management
  • Training for in-house sample collections
  • Trained network of sample collectors
  • Results collection and reporting

Protecting students from drugs starts with knowing how to start. We can help.

What Psychemedics School Drug Testing Program Impacts Are Educators Talking About?

  • Higher Academic Performance
  • Higher Standardized Test Scores
  • Lower Absenteeism
  • Better Morale
  • Positive Engagement With Parents
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School Drug Testing Information You Can Use!

Download the two-page overview we have prepared for you to learn more about the Psychemedics school drug and alcohol testing program. Learn why educators across the country have turned to Psychemedics to help save students’ lives by giving them a reason to say no.

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Can you spot them?

Psychemedics can.

Some days it saves a future. Some days it saves a life.

The Psychemedics Advantage

When your objective is a drug-free campus your challenge is to Detect or Deter every drug user.

Unrivaled Detection. Unmatched Deterrence.

That is the Psychemedics Advantage.

We can Detect and Deter usage for a drug-free campus.

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