Drug Test - Candler, NC

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Health Street provides drug and alcohol testing in Candler, North Carolina at our drug testing center. Whether you need drug and alcohol testing for your employees, yourself, or a family member, you can rest assured that Health Street drug testing services in Candler, NC provide a safe and clean environment and accurate results. We'll send a barcode authorization for the urine or hair drug test that you choose by text and email, along with a map to the clinic address.

Register for urine or hair drug tests in Candler, NC quickly and easily online. Drug testing panels include Department of Transportation (DOT) and non-DOT urine drug tests, breath alcohol tests, EtG alcohol tests, and hair drug testing. Test results are fast, reviewed by our Medical Review Officer (an MRO), and reported safely and securely online. You can also call (828) 248-7399 with any questions about our employment screening services.

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Drug Testing in Candler, North Carolina

Candler NC Drug Testing Locations

Types of Drug Testing in Candler, North Carolina labs:

In Candler, Health Street offers the widest variety and selection of drug tests anywhere, which allows employers, courts, attorneys, and private individuals to choose from a wide variety of non-DOT or DOT drug and alcohol tests which can detect virtually any substance.

Available Testing Methods

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Urine Drug Testing (DOT or non-DOT)
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Alcohol Testing (breath alcohol or EtG tests)
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StaffGlass™ eResults portal for Employers

Business users get access to the amazing StaffGlass™ eResults portal. Once logged in, business users can:

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Register for drug or alcohol tests and pick clinics nationwide; view results and status of all tests
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Set up North Carolina Background Check and view results
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Register staff for Occupational Health Services
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Manage eSign documents related to the testing process
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Set up a DOT random pool, manage staff, update small business consortium enrollment

Why Health Street

More than a Decade of Experience

Since 2010, Health Street has provided drug testing in Candler as well as thousands of other cities nationwide.  The first drug test that Health Street performed in Candler, NC was in 2018. 

Commitment to Excellence

Our goal is to provide the best possible drug testing Candler employers and residents. 

Candler, NC - Drug Testing

Substance Abuse Statistics for Candler, NC

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The Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)/Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS) rate for North Carolina in 2017 was 10.5 cases per 1,000 hospital births.
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In 2020, North Carolina recorded 2,322 opioid-related overdose deaths, an all-time high for the state.
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In Buncombe County, the locality in which Candler resides, recorded 81 opioid-related overdose deaths in 2020.
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In 2019, the opioid dispensing rate for Buncombe County was 76.4 per 100 residents.

Notable Events Relating to Substance Abuse in Candler, NC

In July 2021, the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of three Candler area residents for their roles in a drug trafficking operation. Following a traffic stop, one of the suspects, Leonel Garcia, fled the scene. Deputies later identified the vehicle to belong to an individual who was currently part of a drug trafficking investigation.

Although the pursuit was terminated, law enforcement later discovered the vehicle at the suspect's home, where he was then arrested. At the residence, law enforcement also seized 2.35 pounds of methamphetamine, 10 grams of cocaine, an AR-15 pistol, and $1,226 in cash.

Law enforcement also arrested Elijah Ray Clinkscales-King and Darra Leigh Jarvis at the scene of the seizure and charged the group with various charges, including methamphetamine and cocaine trafficking, felony flee to elude arrest, and possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver narcotics. The investigation comes in part with Buncombe County's efforts to dismantle high-level drug trafficking operations located throughout the county.

Programs Relating to Substance Abuse in Candler, NC

In 2014, Project CARA: Care that Advocates Respect/Resilience/Recovery for All was established to assist pregnant women and parents with ongoing substance abuse issues. The project goal is to reduce the stigma surrounding perinatal substance abuse disorder and provide the necessary environments and resources for those who need help. Services include pregnancy care, drug counseling services, and medication treatment for substance use disorders.

Project CARA is located inside of an OB-GYN care facility and is staffed with both medical and substance abuse professionals. With the help of this program, partners hope to lower the rate of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS) in the Buncombe County and surrounding Western North Carolina area.

Neighborhoods Served in Candler

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Cedar Hollow
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Curtis Creek
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English Acres
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High Meadows
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Justice Ridge
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Monte Vista
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Pole Creek
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South Morgan
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Warren Creek
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Youngs Cove

Employment Screening Services

Health Street offers a variety of other services, including:

Citations

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"North Carolina: Opioid-Involved Deaths and Related Harms." National Institute on Drug Abuse, https://www.drugabuse.gov/drug-topics/opioids/opioid-summaries-by-state/north-carolina-opioid-involved-deaths-related-harms
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"Opioid overdose deaths." NC Department of Health and Human Services, https://www.ncdhhs.gov/about/department-initiatives/opioid-epidemic/opioid-action-plan-data-dashboard
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"U.S. County Opioid Dispensing Rates, 2019." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/rxrate-maps/county2019.html
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"Three arrested on drug trafficking charges in seizure of 2 lbs of meth, officials say." ABC 13 News, https://wlos.com/news/local/three-arrested-trafficking-candler-seizure-2-lbs-meth-buncombe-leonel-garcia-darra-leigh-jarvis-elijah-ray-clinkscales-king
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"Substance Use Treatment in Pregnancy." Project CARA, https://mahec.net/patient-information/ob-gyn-care/project-cara-welcome
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"Candler, NC." Nextdoor, https://nextdoor.com/city/candler--nc/