Audrey’s upcoming storyline coincides with ITV’s latest mental health initiative Britain Get Talking.
The aim of the campaign is to encourage people to take action by proactively looking after their mental health through connecting with others.
Since the initiative began in 2019, it’s prompted over 100 million new or more meaningful conversations among ITV audiences.
If you’ve been affected by this story, Samaritans can be contacted 24/7, free, on 116 123, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.samaritans.org.
Similarly, you can call Age UK Advice free of charge on 0800 169 6565 (8am-7pm), or you can visit www.ageuk.org.uk.
Any older person looking for a cheerful chat can call their subsidiary charity, The Silver Line free, day or night, on 0800 4 70 80 90.
Coronation Street airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8pm on ITV.