The paper should focus on how substance abuse and addiction affects and impacts the individual user and the family and should clearly address and present understanding of the following:

1. General progression of substance use in the individual;
2. General progression of substance use impact on the family;
3. Family issues specific to substance use (think about enabling and such issues);
4. Family dynamics that interfere with treatment and recovery;
5. Individual and family treatment considerations; and,
6. Effective components of individual and family treatment.