DA offices and drug screenings

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DA offices and drug screenings

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:01 pm

I know this question has been asked to death here, but I am still unable to find a reliable answer.

You can all keep your judgment to yourself, but I am asking if east coast DA/SA offices conduct drug screenings pre-employment, and if so, what do they test for?

I assume the regulars- street drugs, probably aderoll, etc. I would like to know if they also test for anti-anxiety meds and if so, is there a privacy issue? I am on some commonly abused medications under doctor prescription and supervision. Will that be a potential problem?

In sum:
1. do they test? which offices?
2. for what?

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Re: DA offices and drug screenings

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:22 pm

With a doctor's prescription, it should not be an issue.

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Re: DA offices and drug screenings

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:26 pm

Anonymous User wrote:With a doctor's prescription, it should not be an issue.


The issue is that I am unsure how I feel about disclosing altogether.

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Re: DA offices and drug screenings

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 20, 2016 10:32 pm

I worked for a DA's office a few years ago and was instructed to bring any prescription meds with me to the pre-employment drug test. I brought my prescription for a commonly abused sleep medication, and it was fine.



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