Drug Testing in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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

50 Testing locations in Albuquerque, New Mexico

505 Elm St Ne

Albuquerque New Mexico 87102

Phone: 866-566-0261

3009 Lousiana Blvd. Ste Ne

Albuquerque New Mexico 87110

Phone: 866-566-0261

1001 Woodward PI NE

Albuquerque New Mexico 87102

Phone: 866-566-0261

700 Camino De Salud NE

Albuquerque New Mexico 87131

Phone: 866-566-0261

3121 Carlisle Blvd Ne

Albuquerque New Mexico 87110

Phone: 866-566-0261

 

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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 New Mexico 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

New Mexico Drug Testing FAQs

Do employers in New Mexico need to comply with mandatory state-specific rules when drug & alcohol testing?
No. New Mexico does not have any mandatory drug testing statutes or regulations but it is recommended.
Is a Drug-Free Workplace policy required in New Mexico?
No, however, employers are strongly encouraged to have a written policy in place (Policy is specifically required to comply with the New Mexico’s voluntary law).
Are employers in New Mexico able to use drug screening for any other claim defenses or state-specific financial benefits?
Yes. Employers may be able to 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 terminated for misconduct. Employers wishing to leverage either of these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
Does New Mexico authorize marijuana (THC) or cannabidiol (CBD) use?

Yes. This state has authorized the use of medical marijuana for limited medical conditions. The law impacts employment drug testing programs. Employers can enforce drug-free workplace policies are not required to accommodate the use of marijuana while at work, however, employers are prohibited from taking any adverse action against an applicant or employee based on the conduct allowed under the state’s medical marijuana law. There are a few exceptions favorable to employers such as those individuals operating in or applying for specific safety-sensitive positions, to remain in compliance with federal laws or federal licensing benefits. Employers may also be required to pay for the cost of medical marijuana as it relates to workers compensation

Can I be fired or lose a job offer in New Mexico if I fail a drug test?
In New Mexico, 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 New Mexico?
In New Mexico, 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 - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Last Updated: February 6, 2024

  • A study done in New Mexico showed that 0.6% or $31.14 million is spent on providing care for those struggling with addiction each year, while living in an inpatient rehab center.
  • There was an increase in deaths per capita related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking in New Mexico between 2015 and 2019 that caused a 36.00% increase.
  • In New Mexico, there is an average of 1 death per every 1,339 people from excessive alcohol use each year.
  • Studies show that for every 100,000 residents in New Mexico, 17.0 lost their life due to overdosing on opioids.
  • Each year in New Mexico, doctors write prescriptions for opioids for 49.40% of their patients.

The Rise of Substance Abuse in New Mexico

In the state of New Mexico, 15.60% of adults over the age of 18 binge drink at least once a month. The CDC estimates that there are 45,047 years of potential life lost to excessive alcohol use every single year. Everyone pays the price, literally. In 2010, New Mexico taxpayers spent approximately $2.233 billion as a result of excessive alcohol use. Drug abuse is equally damaging, causing 599 overdose deaths each year.

Seeking Help for Drug and Alcohol Use

New Mexico has roughly 182 active rehabilitation clinics serving about 18,111 clients annually. An individual in outpatient rehab can expect to pay around $1,700 for their treatment. For residential rehab programs, on the other hand, the average expense in New Mexico is $57,989. Only 8 clinics offer free drug rehab for all clients, meaning addiction is expensive to conquer.

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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