Drug consumption facilities are places in which drug users can use illicit drugs under the supervision of medically trained staff. They exist in several European countries and are usually located in areas where there is an open drug scene and injecting in public places is common. Their primary goal is to reduce morbidity and mortality by providing a safer environment for drug use and training clients in safer forms of drug use. On this page you can find links to data, scientific publications and resources available from the EMCDDA on the topic of drug consumption facilities.
This publication describes the current state of provision drug consumption facilities throughout Europe, their characteristics. It also also examines the latest evidence on the subject.