Leah fled from the Bay in terror when she was being stalked by creepy Jamie Sharpe a few months ago. However, she finally comes out of hiding in an episode due to air next week in Australia.
Although Leah no longer needs to worry about Jamie, it quickly becomes clear that she is still haunted by memories of her ordeal.
Leah even becomes distrustful of new housemate Zac McGuire (Charlie Clausen), fearing that his shady past could spell trouble.
Ada Nicodemou, who plays Leah, told TV Week: "Leah is happy to see everyone. But she is starting to feel quite anxious about being back in the Bay, what with all of the problems that Jamie caused.
"She's not herself. She's feeling anxious, scared and quite shaken about the last six months, including her quick exit."
Leah feels even worse when she discovers that Jamie's father Adam (Martin Lynes) has been causing havoc in the area.
Nicodemou added: "That sends her into a massive panic. The fact Adam is still around, and that he's Jamie's father [makes her] feel unsafe all of a sudden and her anxiety kicks in."
Leah left screens as Nicodemou was on maternity leave. The actress gave birth to baby boy Johnas in August last year.
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