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Elizabeth Vargas Opens Up About Her Alcoholism: 'If I Can Help One Person Feel Less Alone, Then I'm Really Happy About That'
Originally posted 04/06/2016 09:00AM
It's not an easy subject to talk about, but Elizabeth Vargas hopes to help others by sharing the details of her "deeply personal" struggle with addiction.
"I think it's important for any person to own their own story, the good parts and the bad," she tells PEOPLE.
Originally posted 10/22/2014 06:30PM
After seeking treatment for alcohol dependency in August, Elizabeth Vargas is returning to her job at ABC.
"So many thx to everyone for your support! It means so much. I am back to work next week, so happy to come back!" she Tweeted on Monday.
Originally posted 08/21/2014 05:40PM
Despite the recent revelation that Elizabeth Vargas returned to rehab this week to battle alcohol addiction, a source says the ABC News anchor, 51, and singer-songwriter husband Marc Cohn parted ways months before this relapse.
Originally posted 08/20/2014 02:00PM
It's a doubly difficult time for ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas.
Originally posted 08/17/2014 09:45PM
ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas has returned to a recovery center to be treated for alcohol dependency, she and the network said Sunday.
Originally posted 03/21/2014 02:00PM
Elizabeth Vargas is going to open up about her battle with alcoholism in a new memoir.
Originally posted 03/14/2014 01:55PM
"Walking in Memphis" singer Marc Cohn is responding to a report he cheated on his wife Elizabeth Vargas while she was in rehab.
Originally posted 01/24/2014 08:35AM
Welcome back, Elizabeth Vargas.
The 20/20 co-anchor returned to TV Friday morning, her first appearance since seeking treatment for alcohol abuse in November.
In a taped sit-down with George Stephanopoulos that aired on Good Morning America, Vargas opened up about her dark struggles with her disease and chronicled her journey back to recovery.
Originally posted 11/19/2013 03:00PM
Elizabeth Vargas has checked out of rehab after being treated for alcohol abuse.
"Hello everyone! I am home, and so grateful for all your support and well wishes," Vargas, 51, Tweeted on Tuesday. "I am so much better and taking it one day at a time. :)"
The co-anchor of ABC's 20/20 revealed that she was in treatment on Nov. 6, saying in a statement, "Like so many people, I am dealing with addiction. I realized I was becoming increasingly dependent on alcohol. And feel fortunate to have recognized it for the problem it was becoming."
Originally posted 11/06/2013 05:30PM
Elizabeth Vargas has checked into rehab for alcohol abuse, PEOPLE has learned.
The co-anchor of ABC's 20/20, who has recently been absent from the news show, confirmed in a statement to PEOPLE that she is currently in treatment.
"Like so many people, I am dealing with addiction. I realized I was becoming increasingly dependent on alcohol. And feel fortunate to have recognized it for the problem it was becoming," Vargas, 51, says.
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