Parallax Center, Inc.

Parallax Center, Inc

Supervised Detoxification and Substance Use Program

Rely on Parallax's unwavering commitment to deliver exceptional outpatient substance abuse treatment and professional detoxification services. Our dedicated team of mental health and medical professionals will guide you through the crucial first steps of recovery while working tirelessly to help you achieve your treatment goals. Trust Parallax to empower you as you embark on the transformative journey toward a brighter, healthier future.

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Established Success

Treating for over 30 years

We were founded in 1984 by David M. Ockert, PhD. Our success lies in our patient's treatment outcomes.

Discreet Service

Protecting confidentiality

Ideal for those who need to remain strictly private. We are licensed professionals recognized for our excellence and experience in working with a diverse population. Our agency provides a professional, modern and comfortable environment in midtown Manhattan.

Integrative Treatment

We treat the whole you

We have a team of specialists to address your needs. They target all symptoms of substance use, both short and long-term, to help you adapt to your environment and meet your treatment goals.


Outpatient 822 Program

The Outpatient 822 Program is an integrated step in treatment, offering a beacon of hope for those seeking recovery from addiction or substance use disorder. Recognizing it as a chronic illness, we firmly believe in the power of comprehensive care. Our program combines counseling, approved medications, and supportive services, all delivered through a strength-based, person-centered, and trauma-informed approach. The Outpatient 822 Program prioritizes individual strengths, tailoring each step to the participant's unique needs and goals. We address co-occurring disorders, provide essential medical and psychiatric services, offer vocational rehabilitation, and emphasize the importance of family intervention and support. Together, we embark on a shared journey of transformation, overcoming challenges, reclaiming lives, and unlocking boundless potential.

A Non-Opioid Withdrawal Protocol:

The Parallax Center utilizes a unique detoxification plan, avoids using opioid medications, and allows for the complete achievement of your treatment goals from any analgesic medication. The induction onto naltrexone, an opioid receptor blocker medication, provides rapid restoration of normal brain function, aids in healing the opioid-impaired nervous system. Please find out more about our treatment plans on our detoxification page by clicking the button below.

Substances We Can Help You Detox and Recover From:

  • Alcohol
  • Opioids, including heroin, fentanyl, prescription and non-prescription medications, and kratom
  • Benzodiazepines and sedatives, including Xanax, Klonopin, Ambien, GHB, and more
  • And any combination of medication

In addition, We are experienced in providing support to those seeking help with:

  • Substances that stimulate the nervous system, including crystal meth and prescription and non-prescription stimulants like Adderall
  • Hallucinogens such as ecstasy, MDMA, LSD/acid, and ketamine
  • Inhalants like poppers and whippits

At Parallax, we offer personalized services to help you through every stage of your recovery journey. Whether you need help detoxing from a specific substance or ongoing support as you navigate life in recovery, we're here to help. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our services and how we can support you.

Real Stories of Recovery

Read inspiring stories from our clients who have successfully overcome substance use and transformed their lives with our continuing care program.


Parallax Center, Inc.

145 East 32nd Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY, 10016

Fax / eFax : 212-779-9288
Front Desk : 212-779-9207

Enrollment : [email protected]
General Inquiries : [email protected]