Former ‘GMA’ Anchor Elizabeth Vargas Shares Her Experience With Anxiety And Alcoholism


By Melissa Mitas

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Emmy-award winning journalist Elizabeth Vargas served at ABC News from 1996 to 2017. Co-anchoring Good Morning America20/20, and World News Tonight, Vargas left the network after over 20 years to pursue other opportunities.

The news woman is also a best-selling author, penning her memoir in 2017 which explored her battle with addiction, revealing it started due to her experience with anxiety.

Vargas’ anxiety started as a child

In her book Between Breaths, Vargas recounts her struggle with anxiety that began at an early age when her father went off to fight in the Vietnam War. Experiencing daily panic attacks as a child, Vargas was unfortunately told by an adult that anxiety was something to be ashamed of and…click here to continue reading