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Elendsquartier Bahnhofsviertel: Braucht Frankfurt eine neue Drogenpolitik? | Länderspiegel

Sep 10, 2022

Elendsquartier Bahnhofsviertel: Braucht Frankfurt eine neue Drogenpolitik? | Länderspiegel

it is certainly strange for outsiders says wolfgang barth but you have to see that if you want to understand

frankfurt

drug policy in the consumption rooms of the center addicts are allowed to inject themselves under supervision with heroin that they have brought with them the utensils are provided they are all heavily addicted to drugs quickly becomes of course it's not primarily about getting these people off the drugs why is there no more consumption on the street you can find it under hygienic conditions what the keyword tarmed shares means reducing the dangers with this complex harmless application form are connected and order is guaranteed that in the event of an overdose of a tropical emergency, trained staff follow behind them wolfgang barth has been working in drug therapy for 33 years he knows how important it is that the addicts have a protected place in front of the door the whole world sees different from here in shooting in the

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is only possible with a hidden camera drug addicts are very suspicious, but there are also some who don't notice anything when they are intoxicated, many say that the situation has worsened significantly after two years of coroner lockdown philipp lahm is the manager of an apartment complex in the

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and not only upset about the amount of rubbish that he has to explain himself every day he has the impression that even the rubbish collection has now quit their service here this winter has gotten worse and worse
elendsquartier bahnhofsviertel braucht frankfurt eine neue drogenpolitik l nderspiegel
in any case so i've been there for almost a little over a year there and came from our window cleaning company said by regular guests she has been here for more than a year our security on the weekend said it is always worse than on the weekend afternoon you undress sometimes when we have risen it is easier to be ashamed of others it is even worse though that in front of the door of the plant again and again s addicts settle down to consume their drugs you realize that that’s definitely yes i mean all our guests first ask god where did i actually end up here just in the greatest ability how somehow intercept has with friendliness a bit of charm and the like but just not everyone guest these people smoke crack the drug is cheap makes you addicted immediately demands more supplies the addicts right in front of his restaurant james dean experienced this every day for him the city’s drug policy failed the so-called

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way intended to get the addicts off the streets the opposite but be the case there are still heroin users but it is mainly the track users who are addicted to cracks crack is a is a drug that makes people more aggressive and this also changes the flair on the street and at the moment it just seems like you're quite at a loss, so it explodes in the meantime, drug addicts from all over germany come to

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because they know that they can find everything they need here, this infrastructure exists here, there are dealers that circulate on the street,
elendsquartier bahnhofsviertel braucht frankfurt eine neue drogenpolitik l nderspiegel
they meet in front of the “fixersstuben” and it’s not as simple as that anymore tolerable is to get the addicts off the street the social workers of the organization ost try every day wolfgang barth is on every ladder what is the shooting with them we have to stop right away the drug addicts are trying to attack us why was it so aggressive now so i walk away because they are afraid that the police will hear something and they later said they are being followed or also because of the family that the family is attacking to see that but with relationship work you can reach people that not so that you have contact with the construction crane and with whom i can work but first of all there has to be a certain reason relationship so that people have a trust and know that sometimes a bad thing wants the successful work we can move quite a few things and also reach the crossed reach the authorities you can be docked and can actually work together with this also shows the example of this man who doesn't want to give his name he was a heroin addict for a long time and thanks to the social workers from sap it's on the right track and anything else is open or nothing is open about it my managerial supervisor hasn't had any open procedures for a long time my situation right now is just no apartment of my own am in the emergency shelter and collect salary cans bottles i need something from time to time yes but not as much as in my leg what happened there i didn't have a thrombosis
elendsquartier bahnhofsviertel braucht frankfurt eine neue drogenpolitik l nderspiegel
and i noticed they are already so supported from all sides is gone from the rovers yes he is in the methadone program an important part of the

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drugs only service hie the dependants get this substitute that is supposed to take them away from the dangerous heroin one cannot expect them all to become abstinent says michael schmidt the doctor here that for a completely unrealistic sylvie try how to stabilize physically and above all socially that the social work also the room next to it is a very important help with adonia, so to speak, the door opener for the whole therapy and when we have managed to stabilize it, we try to put people in touch and bring some from the station district and then one can abstinence will take place and there will also be humanitarian consultations that are available here it is particularly important because we manage to reach people who are excluded without health insurance otherwise for the substitution and for me they will also find a hose for the great opportunities in the ventilation line inpatient therapy be it in frankf ulrich mattner and tom holz, who know the drug scene here well, say that a lot has been done, they regularly offer information tours on the

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er way, saying it has been quite successful, but it is now stagnating and it definitely has to continue, we had to give the people living quarters had to be taken off the street here there is this house in almost a concept that would be at the basis of continuous medical
elendsquartier bahnhofsviertel braucht frankfurt eine neue drogenpolitik l nderspiegel
care many of the people here have health insurance for whatever reason very different they are of course completely undersupplied with their medical yes we now in 2020 everyone had 40 drug deaths that is the second highest in 25 years and that shows for me there is no downward trend if you ask the city of what what do you have in your five-year plan where should the number of drug deaths be where the number of the consumption processes in the could the pressure from should it go down further no they have no plan d a is nothing stephan mayer the head of the health department rejects such accusations the money for drug help has been increased from six to eleven million euros but he believes that the police must do more we have a help facility that has an open door we have taken advantage of the accommodation offers can be but on the other hand it has to be that the regulatory authorities also say and this is the end and there are not only the rights of a drug addict but there are also the rights of others the

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police are not willing to be interviewed but let us know in writing that they do everything that is legally possible we observe you several times in the station district, the police tell us that the main thing here is to prevent the illegal trade in drugs and to minimize side effects such as harassment or littering the residents of the station district obviously don’t think that works well it will be far too little done too philipp flath is of the opinion that
elendsquartier bahnhofsviertel braucht frankfurt eine neue drogenpolitik l nderspiegel
we don't see any police here for weeks or months sometimes as a result there are no policemen or anything like that there is free parking and of course the street cleaning where we think there is sometimes no one here for weeks it should actually be seen by the photographer every day ulrich mattner has concrete suggestions for the city of

frankfurt

the path must now say okay we have now run the home like the consumption rooms and now we look at the more than sick we try to make even more offers we try above all to get the apartment what was done in zurich many don't say the drug is the problem life on the street destroys us yes and this route produced the heroin here has a degree of purity of four to eight percent the rest is dirt consume dirt in publicly financed rooms not only to shift the consumption but also the trade to the drug centers in order to get more control this has been done in zurich the city of

frankfurt

can also imagine it legally it is not possible according to the narcotics law overall it is so that many drug addicts would not accept the help we have done that in the past two years that we have rented hotels and have housed drug addicts because of course we also have a special challenge during coronal but we cannot force anyone to actually accept such help now, including overnight help, precisely because of their severe addiction, some are not accessible for the help offered, the social workers from ossip try it anyway moving the drug trade to the
elendsquartier bahnhofsviertel braucht frankfurt eine neue drogenpolitik l nderspiegel
consumption rooms every day, as in zurich, could ensure that such images no longer exist fighting the addiction of these people remains the biggest problem
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