Drug Testing in Lafayette, Louisiana

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

23 Testing locations in Lafayette, Louisiana

2843 Verot School Rd

Lafayette Louisiana 70508

Phone: 866-566-0261

3251 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy S

Lafayette Louisiana 70506

Phone: 866-566-0261

1800 Ne Evangeline Trwy

Lafayette Louisiana 70501

Phone: 866-566-0261

345 Doucet Rd

Lafayette Louisiana 70503

Phone: 866-566-0261

5000 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy

Lafayette Louisiana 70508

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 Louisiana 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

Louisiana Drug Testing FAQs

Do employers in Louisiana need to comply with mandatory state-specific rules when drug & alcohol testing?
Yes. Louisiana has very detailed rules for employers that wish to conduct employee drug testing.
Is a Drug-Free Workplace policy required in Louisiana?
No, however, employers are strongly encouraged to have a written policy in place (Policy is specifically required to comply with the Louisiana’s voluntary law).
What are some compliance requirements in Louisiana?
Employers are required to pay all costs associated with testing. Oil, gas, and exploration companies in Iowa are exempt from the mandatory state law. Hair testing is specifically permitted. All laboratory testing must use a SAMSHA or CAP approved laboratory.
Are employers in Louisiana 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. Employers wishing to leverage either of these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
Does Louisiana authorize marijuana (THC) or cannabidiol (CBD) use?
Yes. Louisiana has authorized the medical use of marijuana, but an official program is not yet in place, and the law does not specifically impact the workplace.
Can I be fired or lose a job offer in Louisiana if I fail a drug test?
In Louisiana, 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 Louisiana?
In Louisiana, 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 - Lafayette, Louisiana

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from Lafayette, Louisiana

Last Updated: February 6, 2024

  • Studies show that in Louisiana, patients who were in an outpatient drug or alcohol rehab facility paid on average $1,795.
  • 2,278 deaths have been reported in Louisiana annually related to alcohol abuse and excessive binge drinking.
  • Studies have shown that in Louisiana, 71.40% of males who binge drink are more likely to lose their life due to binge drinking alcohol.
  • In 2022, a study was done to show that $5.132 billion or $2.58 per drink was spent on alcohol in Louisiana, which was much higher than other years due to inflation.
  • In Louisiana, there are 32.20% less opioid overdoses that happen each year.

The Opioid Epidemic

In Louisiana, 444 people die from an opioid overdose every single year. 79.40% of doctors write opioid prescriptions for their patients. Opioid use often leads to heroin use, which can happen via injection. And, interestingly, 50,000 cases of hepatitis C are attributed to intravenous drug use.

The Cost to Rehabilitate

Rehab facilities in Louisiana are fighting to stop the abuse of opioids and other drugs. There are 151 active clinics in the state, serving 10,633 individuals every year. The U.S. public’s total spend on outpatient services is 0.7% or $16.17 million, with the cost to individuals in inpatient rehab a whopping $56,822.

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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