OPEN Mission Statement

The Office of Prevention and Education at Northeastern provides prevention and education services on the topics of alcohol and other drugs, sexual violence, and sexual health. We seek to provide supportive, accessible and non-judgmental services to students as well as to engage our community on wellness-related topics.


Frisky Husky ordering opens Wednesday, September 8th! 

OPEN’s Frisky Husky program delivers free external condoms, internal condoms, oral dams, and water-based lubricant right to your on-campus mailbox. View our Frisky Husky page to learn more, and stay in the know with Frisky Husky announcements, promotions, and giveaways by following our Instagram @openortheastern .

We Believe You: Information on Trauma and Coping for Survivors of Sexual Violence

OPEN has created a new guide for survivors to learn more about the impacts of trauma and explore ways to cope after experiencing sexual violence.

View the guide here.

New Online Courses

Northeastern community members can now access online courses through Canvas on the topics of bystander intervention and sexual violence prevention, alcohol education, building resiliency skills, and more.

Learn more about the most recent science and research on cannabis:

10 Things to Know About Cannabis

Sexual Violence Resource Center

A Confidential Resource for Survivors

The Sexual Violence Resource Center is a space for Northeastern students affected by sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation or abuse, domestic violence, and/or stalking. We serve students who have been affected personally (recently or in the past) and those who are looking for resources to support others.

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Alcohol and Other Drug Check-ins

Individual, Group or Online

Discuss your alcohol and/or other drug use, receive personalized feedback, and develop strategies to help you make informed decisions. Services are free, confidential and non-judgmental.

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Frisky Husky

Discreet Delivery of Safer Sex Supplies

OPEN’s Frisky Husky program delivers free external condoms, internal condoms, oral dams, and water-based lubricant right to your on-campus mailbox.

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Request a presentation

For Students, Faculty, or Staff

OPEN offers customized and interactive presentations on topics related to sexual violence, consent, bystander intervention, alcohol, cannabis & other drugs.

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Husky to Husky

Peer Educators

Husky to Husky is a peer education group focused on educating the Northeastern community on a range of wellness topics including: mental health, stress, alcohol education and sexual health. The Husky to Husky peer educators work to bridge the gap between students and services with the goal of increasing access and availability.

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