Drug Testing in Providence, Rhode Island

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

6 Testing locations in Providence, Rhode Island

593 Eddy Street

Providence Rhode Island 02903

Phone: 866-566-0261

825 Chalkstone Ave.

Providence Rhode Island 02908

Phone: 866-566-0261

290 Branch Ave

Providence Rhode Island 02904

Phone: 866-566-0261

635 Hope Street

Providence Rhode Island 02906

Phone: 866-566-0261

799 Hope St

Providence Rhode Island 02906

Phone: 866-566-0261

 

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Review by S.M.
on February 6, 2023

"The ease to work with US Drug Centers is awesome. I call-thye do all the paperwork- get results and done. Highly recommend!"

Review by T.C.
on December 14, 2022

"Very efficient , however full of very sick people when I went"

Review by I.H.
on September 16, 2022

"Good price, service i needed"

Review by G.G.
on September 16, 2022

"A closer test center to my zip code would have been better. The two closest we’re a 35 and 45min drive away from Newport, RI."


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 Rhode Island 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 May 2023

Rhode Island Drug Testing FAQs

Do employers in Rhode Island need to comply with mandatory state-specific rules when drug & alcohol testing?
Yes. Rhode Island has very specific rules for employers that wish to conduct employee drug testing.
Is a Drug-Free Workplace policy required in Rhode Island?
Yes. Employers must have a comprehensive policy in place that meets the mandatory state requirements.
What are some compliance requirements in Rhode Island?
Any testing conducted other than post-offer pre-employment and reasonable suspicion, is prohibited. Random testing is limited to safety-sensitive employees only and only permitted for specific industries. Observed collections are prohibited. All confirmation testing must be conducted by a federally certified laboratory. The mandatory law does not address alcohol testing. Employers are prohibited from terminating an employee testing positive for the first time – they must be offered treatment.
Are employers in Rhode Island 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 or refusal to test may also make an employee ineligible for unemployment compensation when terminated for misconduct. Employers wishing to leverage either of these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
Does Rhode Island authorize marijuana (THC) or cannabidiol (CBD) use?
Yes. Rhode Island authorizes the medical use of marijuana for very limited medical conditions. Employers are not required to accommodate the use of marijuana at work. Employers are limited in actions based solely on an individual’s status as a certified medical marijuana user.
Can I be fired or lose a job offer in Rhode Island if I fail a drug test?
In Rhode Island, 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 Rhode Island?
In Rhode Island, 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 - Providence, Rhode Island

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from Providence, Rhode Island

Last Updated: February 6, 2024

  • In Rhode Island, 25% of people that excessively consume alcohol, binge drink 3.8 times per month.
  • In Rhode Island, 87.40% of adults 35+ died from liquor abuse and over drinking.
  • 31.80% people who have a prescription for opioids in Rhode Island die each year due to opioid use.
  • Each year, doctors prescribe 43.00% of their patients a prescription for opioids in Rhode Island.
  • Studies show that for every 100,000 residents in Rhode Island, 29.5 lost their life due to overdosing on drugs.

The Rise of Substance Abuse in Rhode Island

In the state of Rhode Island, 17.80% of adults over the age of 18 binge drink at least once a month. The CDC estimates that there are 12,094 years of potential life lost to excessive alcohol use every single year. Everyone pays the price, literally. In 2010, Rhode Island taxpayers spent approximately $886.5 million as a result of excessive alcohol use. Drug abuse is equally damaging, causing 307 overdose deaths each year.

Seeking Help for Drug and Alcohol Use

Rhode Island has roughly 61 active rehabilitation clinics serving about 8,609 clients annually. An individual in outpatient rehab can expect to pay around $1,673 for their treatment. For residential rehab programs, on the other hand, the average expense in Rhode Island is $58,755. Only 0 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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