Alcohol and Drug Testing Solutions for Schools and Parents


Responsibility of School Administrators

School administrators have the responsibility of ensuring a safe, supportive and healthy school environment where students can learn and reach their fullest potential. This includes taking the right measures to prevent drug and alcohol use among students. The use and abuse of illicit drugs and alcohol negatively impacts school performance and is also linked to antisocial behaviour, violence, and other dangerous behaviours that can affect other students. To help in the evaluation, identification and prevention of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the school system, alcohol and drug testing in conjunction with programs aimed to reinforce positive school climate are recommended.

For drug and alcohol testing in schools, we recommend the breathalyzers and drug testing kits below. The products below are economical and user-friendly, requiring little to no prior training. This makes them suitable for use by administrators, teachers, or even parents themselves. More importantly, they are certified to and compliant with Australian Standards, and provide accurate, error-free results when used correctly, eliminating the risk of getting false positives. If you're not sure which model breathalyser or drug test kit will suit your needs best, do contact us for a recommendation based on your specific requirements.

Whether you are just starting out with a school drug and alcohol testing policy, or are already conducting testing, we are here to help. Our drug and alcohol testing equipment and solutions are suitable for all cases of D&A testing including post-incidental testing or random testing. Browse our drug and alcohol testing equipment below or contact us on 1300 800 200 to speak with our friendly sales team.

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Drug and Alcohol Testing in Schools


DrugSense DSU7 Urine Drug Testing Kit

Tests 7 Drugs - AMP COC K2 BZO MET OPI THC + Alcohol

5 Reviews



DrugSense DSU9 Urine Drug Testing Kit

Tests 9 Drugs - AMP BZO COC MET OPI THC BUP MTD K2 + Alcohol

5 Reviews



DrugSense DSU11 Urine Drug Testing Kit

Tests 11 Drugs - AMP BZO COC K2 MET THC OPI OXY MTD BAR KET + Alcohol

  5 Reviews



SureStep™ Urine Cup

Tests 6 Drug Groups - AMP MOP BZO MET COC THC

5 Reviews



DrugSense DSO8 Plus Saliva Screen Test

Tests 8 Drug Groups - AMP COC K2 BZO OXY METH OPI THC + Alcohol

5 Reviews



Alere ToxWipe™ 6 Saliva Test

Tests Drug Groups - THC COC METH AMP OPI BZO

1 Reviews



First Sign Saliva Test Kit

Tests 7 Drug Groups - THC COC AMP METH OPI OXY BZO

  5 Reviews



DrugSense OraScan Cassette

Tests 7 drug groups - THC OPI AMP COC MET BZO MTD


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We provide a range of services to complement our alcohol and drug testing solutions, including breathalyzer rental, training, and calibration management.

On-Site Drug Testing Service

Doctor360 offers services for on-site drug testing Australia wide, from as little as 1 person per year. Our sample collectors are available in all major cities in Australia and reporting is fast and easy online.

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Is Drug Testing in Schools Legal?

In recent years, there has been recurring news of Australian schools implementing a drug and alcohol testing policy on its students. This comes as no surprise as statistics show that children as young as 14 years old have used illicit drugs either just once or on a regular basis. While schools are not required by legislation to drug test their students, it can be considered under their duty of care if there is a persistent alcohol and drug abuse problem among its students that demand attention. Schools administrators may also find certain events such as year end parties and prom nights especially important to monitor for illicit drug and alcohol use.

Before administering any drug and alcohol testing policy, schools should provide all students with drug prevention and intervention programs, involve parents or guardians with drug-related curriculum and well-being issues, and develop a policy to manage drug-related incidents. Of course, schools should prohibit possession, use, distribution and selling of illicit drugs and unsanctioned licit drugs on school premises or at any school function or activity.

Importance of Drug Testing in School

Some schools follow standards established in the workplace in conducting random drug testing and or reasonable suspicion/cause drug testing. Random drug testing for students can help to reduce if not totally eliminate drug misuse and illicit substance use. It could also be a good deterrent and provide students with the motivation to challenge peer pressure to take drugs or alcohol.

More importantly, drug testing in schools can help identify students who are using drugs, paving the way to early intervention. This can also identify students who have drug or alcohol problems and need treatment.

Drug testing is not a means to punish students who are into drugs. Rather, it is a preventive measure and a step to help student users be drug-free. If a student tests positive but is not yet addicted, counseling may be recommended. For a student with addiction problem, referral to an efficient drug treatment and rehabilitation program may be recommended.

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