If you have suffered injury through a crime, it is very important to seek medical help as soon as possible. It is important to tell the doctor that the injuries were the result of a crime, so that they can be documented and are available as evidence later on during the criminal proceedings.
You can call the emergency services under 112, the closest rescue coordination centre under (your area code plus) 19222 or emergency medical services under 116 117.
For questions relating to patients’ rights, problems with the treatment or with the services of the public health insurance, you can contact the independent patient support , phone number 0800 011 7722, or the patients’ representative of the German federal government at www.patientenbeauftragter.de.
For psychotherapists in your area, you can contact your health insurer, the closest medical association or the psychotherapists’ association .