Ashdown, AR Facts, Population, Income, Demographics, Economy

Population (total): Population in 2017: 4,428 (82% urban, 18% rural). >Population change since 2000: -7.4%

Median Age: 36.6 years

Median Rent: Median gross rent in 2017: $570.

Cost of Living: March 2019 cost of living index in Ashdown: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Poverty (overall): Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.3%

Land Area: 7.11 square miles.

Zip Codes: 71822

Median Incomes:
      Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,216 (it was $26,754 in 2000)
      Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,394 (it was $15,293 in 2000)
      Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,365 (it was $53,900 in 2000) Ashdown:$75,365AR:$128,500

Races:
      White alone - 2,948 - 62.4%
      Black alone - 1,475 - 31.2%
      Hispanic - 137 - 2.9%
      Two or more races - 93 - 2.0%
      American Indian alone - 41 - 0.9%
      Asian alone - 21 - 0.4%
      Other race alone - 8 - 0.2%

Recognitions and Certifications

Accredited Drug Testing has been recognized as one of the "Top 10 drug testing companies" for excellent customer service and we have received TPA Accreditation from the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association. We are active in all drug testing industry associations and our staff are trained and certified as drug and alcohol testing specialists.

Important Links

National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (https://ndasa.com/)

National Drug Free Workplace Alliance (https://www.ndwa.org/)

Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (https://www.sapaa.com/)

Substance Abuse Mental Health Safety Administration (https://www.samhsa.gov/)

US Drug Enforcement Administration (https://www.dea.gov/)

Office of Drug alcohol Policy Control (https://www.transportation.gov/odapc)

Mobile Drug Testing Ashdown, AR

We Come To You On-Site!

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24 Hours A Day, 7 Days A Week

Local Mobile Drug Testing and Mobile Alcohol Testing services in Ashdown, AR and the surrounding areas is provided at your business or other specified locations such as a Construction Site, Warehouse, Port, Office Building, Accident Scene or Hospital. Mobile Drug Testing in Ashdown, AR is available for DOT and NON-DOT Testing. Both laboratory analysis and instant result testing is offered.

(800) 221-4291

Schedule Your Test

How To Schedule A Mobile Drug Testing Service in Ashdown, AR

To schedule any type of Mobile Drug or Alcohol Test in Ashdown, AR, call our local scheduling department at (800) 221-4291. Information we will need includes, number of employees to be tested, type of test, preferred date and time and if the employees are DOT or NON-DOT regulated.

Mobile Drug Testing in Ashdown, AR

Our laboratories are SAMHSA certified and all test results are verified by our in-house licensed physicians who serve as Medical Review Officers (MRO).

Mobile drug testing is utilized in most cases by companies needing multiple employee drug tests performed on-site which will eliminate the need for employees to leave the worksite and go to a testing center; this prevents “down time”.

Mobile drug testing is also available when an employer wishes to conduct a “sweep” due to reasonable suspicion of drug use in the workplace.

Mobile drug testing services are also utilized for post-accident situations for DOT and NON-DOT drug and alcohol testing requirements.

Mobile Drug Testing for Ashdown, AR Employers

Mobile drug testing is used by many businesses including:

  • Construction Sites
  • Motor Pool Facilities
  • Car Dealerships
  • Trucking/Transportation Companies
  • Schools
  • Sports Venues
  • Hospitals
  • Oil & Gas Drilling Sites

Mobile DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Services in Ashdown, AR

We also specialize in providing Mobile/On-site Drug Testing Services for all DOT Modes including Trucking Industry (FMCSA), Maritime Industry (USCG), Aviation Industry (FAA), Public Transportation (FTA), Railroad Industry (FRA) and Pipeline Industry (PHMSA) in accordance with Part 40 of the US Department of Transportation Compliance Regulations. Additional DOT Services include Consortium Enrollment, MVR reports, Supervisor Training and Policy Manual Development. In addition, we offer a complete DOT Compliance Program for single operators and small trucking companies.

Additional DOT Services:

  • Consortium Enrollment
  • DOT Physicals
  • Supervisor Training
  • Employer Drug Policy Development
  • MVR Reports
  • Employee Training
  • Background Checks
  • FMCSA Clearinghouse Verification/Search

The Opioid Overdose Crisis

Every day, more than 130 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl—is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic welfare. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that the total "economic burden" of prescription opioid misuse alone in the United States is $78.5 billion a year, including the costs of healthcare, lost productivity, addiction treatment, and criminal justice involvement.

  • Roughly 21 to 29 percent of patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse them.
  • Between 8 and 12 percent develop an opioid use disorder.
  • An estimated 4 to 6 percent who misuse prescription opioids transition to heroin.
  • About 80 percent of people who use heroin first misused prescription opioids.
  • Opioid overdoses increased 30 percent from July 2016 through September 2017 in 52 areas in 45 states.
  • The Midwestern region saw opioid overdoses increase 70 percent from July 2016 through September 2017.
  • Opioid overdoses in large cities increase by 54 percent in 16 states.

In the late 1990s, pharmaceutical companies reassured the medical community that patients would not become addicted to prescription opioid pain relievers, and healthcare providers began to prescribe them at greater rates. This subsequently led to widespread diversion and misuse of these medications before it became clear that these medications could indeed be highly addictive.3,4 Opioid overdose rates began to increase. In 2017, more than 47,000 Americans died as a result of an opioid overdose, including prescription opioids, heroin, and illicitly manufactured fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid.1That same year, an estimated 1.7 million people in the United States suffered from substance use disorders related to prescription opioid pain relievers, and 652,000 suffered from a heroin use disorder (not mutually exclusive)

Drug Testing Locations in Ashdown, AR

In addition to providing Mobile/On-Site Drug Testing, Accredited Drug Testing has drug testing locations in Ashdown, AR and the surrounding areas. Many of our drug testing centers open early and have evening hours to accommodate a person's work schedule. Our drug testing locations in Ashdown, AR have certified and trained drug testing specialists ready to serve your testing needs in a friendly, knowledgeable and confidential manner.

Drug testing purposes for employers include pre-employment, random selection, post-accident and reasonable suspicion. Testing purposes for individuals can include court ordered, probation, child custody or for any other personal reason.

Accredited Drug Testing is a nationwide drug testing company with testing centers in Ashdown, AR specializing in Drug, Alcohol, DNA testing, DOT Physicals and Background Checks.

ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

With over 20,000 testing centers throughout the United States, Accredited Drug Testing has testing centers in all States and in most cities and towns.

Certified Mobile Drug Testing Ashdown, AR

All Accredited Drug Testing specialists are certified and qualified for urine, hair and saliva drug collections and breath alcohol screenings for DOT and NON-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing.

Which Drug Testing Panel Is Right For You?

Drug test screening groups are commonly referred to as a drug testing panel. The most common panels used are a 5 panel, 10 panel and 12 panel drug tests, (panels specify how many drugs will be screened) however customized screening can be analyzed for drugs such as opiates, bath salts, synthetic cannabinoids and a wide range of prescription drugs.

What Is A Drug Test?

A drug test is a technical analysis of a biological specimen, for example urine, hair, blood, breath, sweat, and/or oral fluid/saliva to determine the presence or absence of specified parent drugs or their metabolites. Major applications of drug testing include detection of the presence of performance enhancing steroids in sport, employers and parole/probation officers screening for drugs prohibited by law (such as cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin) and police officers testing for the presence and concentration of alcohol (ethanol) in the blood commonly referred to as BAC (blood alcohol content). BAC tests are typically administered via a breathalyzer while urinalysis is used for the vast majority of drug testing in sports and the workplace. Numerous other methods with varying degrees of accuracy, sensitivity (detection threshold/cutoff), and detection periods exist. A drug test may also refer to a test that provides quantitative chemical analysis of an illegal drug, typically intended to help with responsible drug use.

More Information About Mobile Drug Testing in Ashdown, AR

Mobile Drug Testing can also provide instant drug tests, where the result is available on-site. However, if an instant test has a non-negative result the specimen will be sent to a certified laboratory for confirmation testing.

Mobile drug testing is convenient and a cost-effective method when a company has multiple employees needing a drug or alcohol test.

When providing mobile drug testing for DOT employees, Accredited Drug Testing can provide all required documentation including the Federal Chain of Custody Forms.

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Mobile Drug Testing Costs/Fees in Ashdown, AR

The fees for mobile drug testing can vary depending on the number of employees being tested, on-site location address and the time in which the on-site testing is needed. Call for more information or to schedule your Mobile/On-Site Drug Testing service in Ashdown, AR.

"When You Need a Test, Choose the Best"

Accredited Drug Testing Inc

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Local Area Info: Ashdown, Arkansas

Ashdown (formerly Turkey Flats and Keller) is a city in Little River County, Arkansas, United States. The community was incorporated in 1892 and has been the county seat since 1906. Located within the Arkansas Timberlands between the Little River and the Red River, Ashdown's economy and development have historically been tied to the timber industry, a trend that continues to this day. Ashdown's population at the 2010 census was 4,723, a slight decrease from the 2000 census. The city's well-preserved history and proximity to outdoor recreation such as Millwood State Park draws tourists to the area. Although not within the Texarkana metropolitan area, the city's proximity to Texarkana impacts many areas of life in Ashdown.

Founded as a small farming community, Ashdown was initially known as Turkey Flats and later Keller before being renamed by Judge Lawrence Alexander Byrne. Following his Keller mill being "burned down to ashes", Byrne vowed to rebuild and found a town named Ashdown. It was incorporated on June 11, 1892 as Ashdown, and rapid growth began in 1895 following the railroad reaching town. The Arkansas and Choctaw Railroad connected Ashdown to Arkinda, and the growth of the Kansas City Southern Railway, the Frisco and the Memphis, Dallas and Gulf Railroad continued to grow the city and her timber industry, which had been utilizing steamboats and flatboats to ship lumber.

Following World War II, Ashdown's economy began to diversify. Its location near two rivers attracted manufacturing plants, such as Coca-Cola bottling plant, box factory, clothing plant, ice plant and a pallet plant. The United States Army Corps of Engineers dammed the Little River and Saline River at their confluence in 1966, forming Millwood Lake. The lake's recreational value attracted a Nekoosa Paper Company paper mill two years later, still in operation today after being purchased by Domtar. The Little River Memorial Hospital was also built during this period of rapid building and development.

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Population (total): Population in 2017: 4,428 (82% urban, 18% rural). >Population change since 2000: -7.4%

Median Age: 36.6 years

Median Rent: Median gross rent in 2017: $570.

Cost of Living: March 2019 cost of living index in Ashdown: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Poverty (overall): Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.3%

Land Area: 7.11 square miles.

Zip Codes: 71822

Median Incomes:
      Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,216 (it was $26,754 in 2000)
      Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,394 (it was $15,293 in 2000)
      Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,365 (it was $53,900 in 2000) Ashdown:$75,365AR:$128,500

Races:
      White alone - 2,948 - 62.4%
      Black alone - 1,475 - 31.2%
      Hispanic - 137 - 2.9%
      Two or more races - 93 - 2.0%
      American Indian alone - 41 - 0.9%
      Asian alone - 21 - 0.4%
      Other race alone - 8 - 0.2%