Drug Testing in Atlanta, Georgia

US Drug Test Centers has more than 20,000 testing locations nationwide. We offer drug and alcohol testing in Atlanta, Georgia for both Department of Transportation (DOT) and non-DOT companies, along with individuals. We provide affordable urine drug testing, hair follicle drug testing, breath alcohol tests, and more in Atlanta. We only work with SAMHSA-certified laboratories, and all test results are verified by a medical review officer (MRO).

Order a test online or call 866-566-0261 for more help.

Committed to Accuracy

We only work with SAMHSA-certified laboratories and have all test results confirmed by a medical review officer.

Unparalleled Convenience

With drug testing locations spread throughout Atlanta, Georgia, you never have to go far to find us. For speedy results, we offer instant urine drug testing and on-site mobile testing.

Endless Variety

We can screen for dozens of illicit substances via hair, urine, and breath. Additionally, we have hundreds of drug test panels to choose from.

122 Testing locations in Atlanta, Georgia

3886 Princeton Lakes Way Sw

Atlanta Georgia 30331

Phone: 866-566-0261

6135 Barfield Rd

Atlanta Georgia 30328

Phone: 866-566-0261

5454 Yorktowne Dr

Atlanta Georgia 30349

Phone: 866-566-0261

6115 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd

Atlanta Georgia 30328

Phone: 866-566-0261

105 Collier Rd Nw

Atlanta Georgia 30309

Phone: 866-566-0261

 

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US Drug Test Centers

US Drug Test Centers

We are your complete drug-free workplace solution for employers. We provide drug testing for all reasons such as pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, and return to duty. We have a state-of-the-art cloud-based software that allows you to order drug testing 24/7, store all drug test results and chain of custody forms (forever), and you can see the status of all completed drug testing. We have random drug and alcohol testing consortiums and follow all DOT rules and regulations to direct your company in the right direction to stay in compliance. We can create drug-free workplace policy manuals specific to your company's needs, and we provide online trainings. Our online trainings are perfect for company Supervisors to learn what signs to look for if someone might be under the influence. We also have trainings that explain what Supervisors should know about the DOT rules and regulations in regards to the drug and alcohol testing program. We are a part of the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA), and we always stay up to date with all drug testing-related rules and regulations. If you have any questions about state-specific laws regarding drug and alcohol testing, please contact our office and one of our team members will be glad to help you. If your company would like more information regarding setting up a corporate account you can set up an account online or contact us at 866-566-0261.


Frequently Asked Questions About Georgia Drug Testing

This material is intended for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for legal guidance. State & local laws change frequently and vary greatly. These are state & local laws and do not over rule the federal Department of Transportation laws & policies. Readers are advised to consult with their legal counsel or industry experts before acting based on this information. Last Updated Jun 2023

Georgia Drug Testing FAQs

Do employers in Georgia need to comply with mandatory state-specific rules when drug & alcohol testing?
No. Georgia does not have any mandatory drug testing statutes or regulations but it is recommended.
Is a Drug-Free Workplace policy required in Georgia?
No, however, employers are strongly encouraged to have a written policy in place (Policy is specifically required to comply with the Georgia’s voluntary law).
Are employers in Georgia able to leverage their drug screening program to reduce their Worker’s Compensation Insurance costs?
Yes. Georgia provides employers with the ability to voluntarily participate in a Drug-Free Workplace Program to qualify for workers’ compensation insurance premium reductions. Employers wishing to leverage these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
Are employers in Georgia able to use drug screening for any other claim defenses or state-specific financial benefits?
Yes. Employers may leverage a ‘Rebuttable Presumption of Intoxication’ defense to a Workers’ Compensation Claim, based on a positive drug test result. A positive drug test may also make an employee ineligible for unemployment compensation (program must also follow rules of the state’s Drug-Free Workplace Program). Employers wishing to leverage either of these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
Does Georgia authorize marijuana (THC) or cannabidiol (CBD) use?
Yes. Georgia permits medical cannabidiol (CBD) use for patients that meet specific medical conditions. The law does not specifically impact employment drug testing programs.
Can I be fired or lose a job offer in Georgia if I fail a drug test?
In Georgia, if you test positive on a drug test it cannot be grounds for termination or a rescinded job offer.
What are the medical and recreational marijuana-related rules in Georgia?
In Georgia, marijuana use, both recreational and medical use are not considered legal in the workplace and only low THC products are allowed.

Drug Testing Stats - Atlanta, Georgia

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from Atlanta, Georgia

Last Updated: February 6, 2024

  • Studies have shown that in Georgia, adults over 18 when binge drinking, consume 5 drinks at least once per month.
  • 55.30% of people in Georgia with an alcohol use disorder were reported to have alcohol use be their cause of death.
  • Studies show that in Georgia, 3.67% of underage people (under 21) who would excessively use alcohol were reported to have alcohol as the cause of death.
  • 34.50% of people who died from a substance abuse related cause of death in Georgia were from Heroin.
  • 61.7% of substance abuse deaths in Georgia were from opioid overdose.

The Truth About Substance Abuse

Within Georgia, approximately 15.10% of adults 18 years and older engage in binge drinking at least once a month. Annually, around 866 lives are lost to opioid overdoses. Remarkably, each year sees 1,408 fatalities due to drug overdoses.

Rehabilitation Landscape in Georgia

In Georgia, there are roughly 410 functioning rehab facilities, yet the cost of treatment is substantial. The price for inpatient rehabilitation is $55,475, which can be a significant barrier for individuals. Additionally, the expenditure by the U.S. public on outpatient rehabilitation services is approximately 1.58% or $36.50 million.

Citations

  1. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), conducted annually by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    https://www.samhsa.gov/data/nsduh/national-releases
  2. Provisional Multiple Cause of Death database contains mortality and population for U.S. counties.
    https://wonder.cdc.gov/mcd-icd10-provisional.html
  3. Alcohol Use in the United States: Age Groups and Demographic Characteristics
    https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/alcohols-effects-health/alcohol-topics/alcohol-facts-and-statistics

Available Collection Types

US Drug Test Centers offers the full range of collection types, including urine, hair and breath samples, each with its own advantages and applications for accurate substance screening.

Legal Drug Testing

Legal drug testing is a critical procedure often mandated by employers, law enforcement agencies, and organizations to ensure compliance with regulations and maintain safety in various settings. US Drug Test Centers can help you with your testing needds.

DOT Testing Services

DOT Testing Services are specifically designed to meet the stringent drug and alcohol testing requirements mandated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for safety-sensitive positions in the transportation industry, ensuring compliance and public safety.

Laboratory Testing Services

Looking for nationwide laboratory testing? US Drug Test Centers has partnered with eNational Testing to offer laboratory testing such as blood titers (MMR, Varicella, Hep B), QuantiFERON (TB Blood) Testing, Mens & Womens health panels, allergy testing and much more! You can simply order a health lab test or panel online 24/7 and go in for testing the same day at over 2,700 locations nationwide.

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