By Victoria Kim
Original Source: the fix.com
Ahead of the conference, Vargas spoke about the hidden blessings of being forced to face her alcoholism in the public eye.
This August, Elizabeth Vargas will give the keynote address at NCAD East, the National Conference on Addiction Disorders, in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Emmy-award winning journalist, a former host of 20/20 and World News Tonight, will address the regional gathering of “clinical professionals and executives” as someone who struggled in the public eye with alcohol use disorder, a symptom of severe anxiety stemming from her childhood.