The cost of recovery may be small compared to the expense of carrying an addiction. It will cost something to make recovery a reality in your life. The right plan and assistance can help cover some of the costs associated with overcoming addiction. It also helps to recognize that the costs are an investment into your future. Costs of Recovery Rehabilitation – there will be some expense in a live-in facility or in counseling. Some insurance policies will cover the costs of these treatments. There are also organizations that will help with the costs involved with overcoming addiction. Friends – birds of a feather flock together. That means that when you change your habits there may be people that no longer want to flock your way. Look for new relationships through support groups and through the friends and family that were around before addiction came into the picture. Medications – some addictions may require medications to help curb withdrawal symptoms. These may be covered under insurance as well. The habit of addiction causes many different burdens on your life. It is important to understand that recovery will have a cost but that cost is an investment into your new life.