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.
If you’re having a vaccine, tell the person administering it that you have anxiety and let them know what would help you relax. The following suggestions may be helpful for you:
- See if the they can talk to you to provide distraction
- Try distracting yourself by counting, for example, bricks on the wall or tiles on the ceiling
- Listen to music or practice mindfulness