Tennessee Drug Testing

Are you in need of drug or alcohol testing in Tennessee? US Drug Test Centers can help. Keep reading to learn about our drug-free workplace testing, screening and services available to residents, and more.

Our testing locations do not accept payment and require a drug test order form at the time of testing. Please click the "Order a Test" button to order your test. Once your order has been processed, your drug test order form will be emailed to you. Testing options may vary on a site by site basis. Additional fees may apply depending on your location.

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 Tennessee, 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.

827 Testing locations in Tennessee

2382 N Germantown Pkwy

Cordova Tennessee 38016

Phone: 866-566-0261

429 Nissan Dr

Smyrna Tennessee 37167

Phone: 866-566-0261

503 Highland Ter

Murfreesboro Tennessee 37130

Phone: 866-566-0261

345 23Rd Ave N

Nashville Tennessee 37203

Phone: 866-566-0261

5166 Highway 48 N

Dickson Tennessee 37055

Phone: 866-566-0261


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on August 18, 2023

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on August 18, 2023

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on August 2, 2023

"Excellent program user friendly and convenient locations"

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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 Tennessee 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 May 2023

Tennessee Drug Testing FAQs

Do employers in Tennessee need to comply with mandatory state-specific rules when drug & alcohol testing?
No. Tennessee does not have any mandatory drug testing statutes or regulations; however, drug testing is specifically required for those involved in child-care.
Is a Drug-Free Workplace policy required in Tennessee?
No, however, employers are strongly encouraged to have a written policy in place (Policy is specifically required to comply with the Tennessee’s voluntary law).
Are employers in Tennessee able to leverage their drug screening program to reduce their Worker’s Compensation Insurance costs?
Yes. This state 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 Tennessee able to use drug screening for any other claim defenses or state-specific financial benefits?
Yes. Employers may be able to leverage a ‘Rebuttable Presumption of Intoxication’ defense to a Workers’ Compensation Claim, based on a positive drug test result. A positive drug test or refusal to test may also make an employee ineligible for unemployment compensation. Employers wishing to leverage either of these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
What are some nuances of the voluntary Drug-Free Workplace Program requirements in Tennessee?
Drug testing program must follow DOT like procedures. Drug panel is limited. Employers must use a CAP or SAMHSA laboratory. Onsite (POCT) drug testing is restricted. The use of a Medical Review Officer (MRO) is required.
Does Tennessee authorize marijuana (THC) or cannabidiol (CBD) use?
Yes. Tennessee authorizes the medical use of cannabidiol (CBD) for very limited medical conditions. The law does not address the workplace.
Can I be fired or lose a job offer in Tennessee if I fail a drug test?
In Tennessee, if you test positive on a drug test it can be grounds for termination or a rescinded job offer.
What are the medical and recreational marijuana-related rules in Tennessee?
In Tennessee, marijuana use, both recreational and medical use are not considered legal in the workplace and only low THC products are allowed.

Drug Testing Stats - Tennessee

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from Tennessee

Last Updated: March 1, 2024

  • In Tennessee, the US spends 2.00% or $46.2 million on outpatient services to help those in need overcome drug and alcohol addiction.
  • 83.80% of adults 35 and older in Tennessee died from excessive alcohol use.
  • In Tennessee, $4.684 billion was spent by taxpayers in 2010, related to excessive alcohol use.
  • Each year in Tennessee, doctors write prescriptions for opioids for 81.80% of their patients.
  • Each year, 69,100 people in Tennessee contract Hepatitis C due to drug use through needles.
  • Out of 7,745 registered employers in the FMCSA Clearinghouse, in Tennessee, 5,862 received a violation in one year.

Substance Misuse in Tennessee

In Tennessee, substance misuse remains a consistent challenge. Statistics reveal that 15.70% of adults aged 18 and over partake in binge drinking once monthly or more frequently. The state experiences 2,089 deaths annually due to drug overdoses, with opioid overdoses alone claiming around 307 lives each year.

Expenses of Rehabilitation

Around 325 rehab centers are operational in Tennessee, but the financial burden is significant. Inpatient rehab, for instance, costs $56,600 per person, making it financially daunting for many. The typical expense for outpatient rehab services is around $1,698.


  1. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), conducted annually by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  2. Provisional Multiple Cause of Death database contains mortality and population for U.S. counties.
  3. Alcohol Use in the United States: Age Groups and Demographic Characteristics
  4. United States Department of Transportation - FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse - December 2023 Report

Substance Abuse in the Workplace

Maintaining a drug-free workplace is vital for employers. Controlled substances can lead to a decrease in productivity and an increase in employee turnover. Furthermore, it can cause more accidents and crime on the job.

But how can you achieve a drug-free workplace program? Here's how US Drug Test Centers is helping employers across Tennessee.

Thorough Drug and Alcohol Testing

If you need drug or alcohol testing, we offer the greatest variety, including reasonable suspicion drug testing, pre-employment testing for job applicants, post-accident testing, return-to-duty drug testing, and random drug screening.

We can screen via hair, urine, and breath specimens.

Order a test today!

Your Drug-Free Workplace Policy

We'll carefully craft your drug-free workplace policy, which covers important details like what happens when an employee receives a positive confirmed drug test, under what conditions you conduct follow-up drug testing, and what might trigger a reasonable suspicion test.

Employee Training

It's not solely the responsibility of the employer to maintain a drug-free workplace. We'll train your staff so that they can help you manage the program. They'll learn how to order Tennessee drug testing, what observed behavior might indicate impairment, and more.

Learn more about our employment testing and services.

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Tennessee Drug Testing for DOT Companies

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is very strict when it comes to its drug testing requirements. This is especially the case for professionals in safety-sensitive positions.

We provide all of the above services for DOT businesses and owner-operators, including the employer's written policy and comprehensive drug and alcohol testing, in addition to Clearinghouse management.

Learn more about our DOT services and testing.

Drug or Alcohol Tests for Individuals

Outside of helping companies accomplish a drug-free workplace, US Drug Test Centers also offers drug or alcohol tests to residents across Tennessee. View our drug test panels, which combine multiple controlled substances into one test.

We also provide court-ordered drug testing, which is suitable for individuals involved in child custody, probation, and DUI cases.

What Makes Us Different?

When you need to order a drug or alcohol test, why work with us?

Our Results Are the Most Accurate

By working with SAMHSA-certified laboratories and having drug test results verified by a medical review officer (MRO), we can ensure the most accurate results for your drug or alcohol test.

We Offer the Most Variety and Convenience

We've got more than 20,000 locations nationwide, so you never have to go far to find us in Tennessee and get your drug and alcohol test.

Plus, with the most expansive selection of screening options, we're your one-stop shop. Whether you need job applicant drug screening, drug tests for DOT employees, or follow-up testing after an employee has an accident, we've got you covered.

Our Customer Service is Unparalleled

We know that Tennessee drug testing can feel overwhelming. Our customer support team is standing by to assist you with any questions or concerns.

Order a Drug Test in Tennessee Today

Are you ready to take the next step? Order a test online, find a location near you, or contact us and we'll be happy to assist you.

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.

Scheduling your preventative health laboratory testing in Tennessee here.

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