Next week on Hollyoaks, Brooke extends a helping hand to support Charlie with his anxiety. However, things take a turn for the worse when Shing Lin interferes and exacerbates the situation, creating tension between them.
Back at home, Brooke becomes increasingly concerned that Charlie is suppressing his anxiety. Darren steps in and encourages Charlie to seek professional help, but this leads to a heated exchange, causing the teen to storm off. Later, Brooke discovers Charlie in the village, experiencing a panic attack.
Back home, Charlie finally opens up to Brooke about his struggles and admits that he is willing to consider medication for his mental health. Eager to stop suffering, Charlie’s emotions escalate when Darren suggests he should talk to someone first. Brooke insists that Darren must reveal the truth to Charlie.
During the opening of the Market, Charlie attempts to speak with Shing Lin, but she is reluctant to listen. Tony, having been confided in about Charlie’s situation, reaches out to Shing Lin and explains how overwhelming the outside world can be for him, emphasizing that Charlie never intended to hurt her. Tony urges Shing Lin to talk to Charlie.
At the Osbournes’, Charlie opens up to Shing Lin about the darkness he has been experiencing in his mind and apologizes for his actions.
Hollyoaks airs on Channel 4 at 6.30pm