Drug Testing in Durango, Colorado

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

72 Suttle St.

Durango Colorado 81303

Phone: 866-566-0261

2577 MAIN AVE

DURANGO Colorado 81301

Phone: 866-566-0261

450 S Camino del Rio

Durango Colorado 81301

Phone: 866-566-0261

862 Main Ave Ste 212

Durango Colorado 81301

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 Colorado 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

Colorado Drug Testing FAQs

Do employers in Colorado need to comply with mandatory state-specific rules when drug & alcohol testing?
No.  Colorado does not have any mandatory drug testing statutes or regulations. However, employers in the city of Boulder, CO face stringent drug testing rules, due to a city ordinance.
Is a Drug-Free Workplace policy required in Colorado?
No, however, employers are strongly encouraged to have a written policy in place (Policy is specifically required to comply with Colorado’s voluntary law).
Are employers in Colorado 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 to qualify for a 50% in benefit award. A positive drug 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.
Does Colorado authorize marijuana (THC) or cannabidiol (CBD) use?
Yes. Colorado permits the personal adult use and the medical use of marijuana for patients that meet specific medical conditions. The laws do not specifically impact employment drug testing programs.
Can I be fired or lose a job offer in Colorado if I fail a drug test?
In Colorado, 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 Colorado?
In Colorado, medical and recreational 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 - Durango, Colorado

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from Durango, Colorado

Last Updated: February 6, 2024

  • In Colorado, there are on average 160 patients in the hospital for drug related rehab.
  • In Colorado, 25% of most active drinkers consume 8 alcoholic beverages per binge.
  • A study in Colorado was done that showed 67.70% of males who 'go on a bender' with alcohol lose their life to drinking.
  • In Colorado, $5.057 billion was spent by taxpayers in 2010, related to excessive alcohol use.
  • 23.80% of people who died from a substance abuse related cause of death in Colorado were from synthetic opioids.

Opioid Abuse in Colorado

Every year in Colorado, opioid overdoses claim the lives of 564 individuals. Around 45.10% of physicians prescribe opioids to their patients. Frequently, the use of opioids escalates to heroin, which is commonly injected. Notably, 36,800 instances of hepatitis C are linked to the use of drugs through intravenous methods.

The Presence and Costs of Rehab Clinics

In Colorado, rehabilitation centers are actively working against opioid abuse and other drug addictions. The state boasts 460 operational rehabilitation clinics, assisting 52,388 people annually. The total expenditure by the U.S. public on outpatient rehab services amounts to 3.78% or $87.32 million, while the expense for those in inpatient rehab reaches an astounding $56,413.

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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