Quantity and locations

There are now (Juli2020) 24 drug consumption rooms operating in 16 cities and seven German states (Berlin, Hamburg, Hesse, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Baden Württemberg and the Saarland). While Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main (4) four drug consumption rooms, many other cities have to manage with fewer facilities. Three consumption rooms are operated in Berlin. All of the other cities such as, Bielefeld, Bochum, Bonn, Cologne, Dortmund, Dusseldorf, Essen, Hannover, Münster, Saarbrücken, Troisdorf, Karlsruhe and Wuppertal are limited to (1) one drug consumption room each. In addition to that, in Berlin and Cologne operates (3) three mobile safer injection rooms.

In 2020 we expect the opening of obe more facilities in Bremen

However, we have to state that only 7 out of 16 federal states enacted legal regulations for the operation of DRC´s

Brochure: DCR in Germany 2011

Locations of DCRs in Germany