Covid-19 vaccine support
On this page you’ll find a range of support tools you can access to help you manage/support someone with needle/injection phobia and is worried about getting the Covid-19 vaccine.
The applied tension technique.
It can often be helpful to tell the person that is administering your vaccine about your anxiety and to tell them how you cope with the difficulty. Find what works best for you and tell them what will help during the procedure.
- See if the they can talk to you to distract you.
- Let them know if you will be counting bricks on the wall.
- Ask if it’s ok to have earphones in to listen to music or mindfulness.