2018 Launch to Life® Benefit

Thursday, October 25, 2018
JW Marriott Hotel, Chicago
151 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


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For tickets and benefactor information, please contact Emily Lipinsky, Director of Development, at 815.387.5628 or elipinsky@rosecrance.org.

Please join us for an inspiring event featuring Elizabeth Vargas, Anchor, A&E Investigates and Award-Winning Longtime Anchor, ABC News.

Elizabeth Vargas

With her signature candor and insight, Elizabeth Vargas bravely discusses how alcoholism and an anxiety disorder have affected her life and career, and why she chose to publicly share her struggle with the disease and her ongoing recovery. Vargas’s memoir Between Breaths: A memoir of Panic and Addiction details her struggles with anxiety and alcohol, and tells a powerful story of healing and coping. A special episode of 20/20 aired in conjunction with the book’s release, in which Vargas and Diane Sawyer discussed Vargas’ experiences, reported on the link between anxiety and alcohol abuse, and interviewed both addiction experts and people recovering from addiction.