But is she right to be concerned?
With Darren distracted, Mandy worries that he’s not coping well.
Later by the river, when he obsesses over protecting some duck eggs, Darren tells Mandy it's to preserve Kyle's memory. Worried, Mandy reads Darren's diary. But will she like what she finds?
Elsewhere, Charlie confides in Jack that it doesn’t feel right being happy after Kyle’s death and Jack commends him on opening up, reminding him that he’s not on his own.
Hollyoaks continues Mondays - Thursdays at 6.30pm on Channel 4