Drug Testing in Newport, Arkansas

US Drug Test Centers has more than 20,000 testing locations nationwide. We offer drug and alcohol testing in Newport, Arkansas 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 Newport. 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 Newport, Arkansas, 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.

4 Testing locations in Newport, Arkansas

2709 Melody Ln

Newport Arkansas 72112

Phone: 866-566-0261

1205 McLain Street

Newport Arkansas 72112

Phone: 866-566-0261

1200 Mclain St

Newport Arkansas 72112

Phone: 866-566-0261

1500 Mclain St

Newport Arkansas 72112

Phone: 866-566-0261

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Review by B.C.
on November 22, 2022

"Super easy to set up."

Review by S.P.
on January 12, 2023

"Prompt answering of questions and great customer service"

Review by N.A.
on February 22, 2023

"Good quick affordable experience"

Review by C.J.J.
on May 24, 2023

"They have been great for me and my company. Us Drug Test Centers is the best"

Review by S.B.
on September 6, 2022

"Very good"


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 Arkansas 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 Feb 2023

Arkansas Drug Testing FAQs

Do employers in Arkansas need to comply with mandatory state-specific rules when drug & alcohol testing?
No. Arkansas does not have any mandatory drug testing statutes or regulations, but it is recommended. 
Is a Drug-Free Workplace policy required in Arkansas?
No, however, employers are strongly encouraged to have a written policy in place (Policy is specifically required to comply with Arkansas’ voluntary law).
Are employers in Arkansas able to leverage their drug screening program to reduce their Worker’s Compensation Insurance costs?
Yes. Arkansas 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.
What are some nuances of the voluntary Drug-Free Workplace Program requirements in Arkansas?
Requires the use of a SAMHSA certified laboratory. Drug testing panels, methods and reasons to test are limited. The use of a Medical Review Officer (MRO) is required.
Are employers in Arkansas able to use drug screening for any other claim defenses or state-specific financial benefits?
Yes. Employers may leverage an ‘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 if the employee was discharged due to ‘misconduct.’ Employers wishing to leverage either of these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
Does Arkansas authorize marijuana (THC) or cannabidiol (CBD) use?
Yes. Arkansas permits the medical use of marijuana 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 Arkansas if I fail a drug test?
In Arkansas, 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 Arkansas?
In Arkansas, medical marijuana use is considered legal and cannot be used against you if you test positive, unless you are in a safety sensitive position.

Drug Testing Stats - Newport, Arkansas

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from Newport, Arkansas

Last Updated: February 6, 2024

  • In Arkansas, 7,640 patients in 1 year receive some type of substance abuse rehabilitation services.
  • Studies show that in Arkansas, 685 people are currently seeking treatment while living in a drug rehabilitation home.
  • Studies have shown that in Arkansas 1.9 adults drink 25% more than the average adult alcohol each month.
  • people who have a prescription for opioids in Arkansas die each year due to opioid use.
  • In Arkansas, the death rate per 100,000 residents due to opioid overdose was 7.0

Substance Misuse in Arkansas

In Arkansas, substance misuse remains a consistent challenge. Statistics reveal that 16.00% of adults aged 18 and over partake in binge drinking once monthly or more frequently. The state experiences 388 deaths annually due to drug overdoses, with opioid overdoses alone claiming around 208 lives each year.

Expenses of Rehabilitation

Around 180 rehab centers are operational in Arkansas, but the financial burden is significant. Inpatient rehab, for instance, costs $53,036 per person, making it financially daunting for many. The typical expense for outpatient rehab services is around $1,668.

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.

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