www.livenowassociation.com Part two of a five part Live Now conversation. Live Now was developed by a recovering alcoholic. Al Mejia was in a 12 step program when he started working on himself in the Live Now way. Live Now substance abuse counseling gives you the tools to deprogram and free yourself from the thinking’s addictive thought patterns. This substance abuse counseling can be considered the 13th step in an AA or NA 12 step program. Live Now substance abuse counseling is the same kind of counseling one receives for any mental or emotional issue. This substance abuse counseling is an alternative to meditation, mental health counseling or spiritual counseling.