ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas has returned to a recovery center to be treated for alcohol dependency, she and the network said Sunday.
The 20/20 co-anchor said in a statement obtained by PEOPLE that she checked into a treatment facility this weekend while on vacation.
"As so many other recovering alcoholics know, overcoming the disease can be a long and incredibly difficult process," Vargas said. "I feel I have let myself, my co-workers and most importantly my family down and for that I am ashamed and sorry."
Vargas, who's married to Marc Cohn and has two children with the singer-songwriter, said she was...