Sarenka Smith

Sarenka Smith

Sarenka has been voraciously reading & writing since she was a small child. For the past half decade, she has worked in marketing & communications for healthcare-focused organizations and startups. She previously served as a legislative correspondent for Senator Ben Cardin. As a reporter, Sarenka has had articles published in The Jerusalem Post and Baltimore City Paper. Sarenka attended the Johns Hopkins University on a full merit scholarship, where she majored in the Writing Seminars program: graduating with general and departmental honors. She is in long-term recovery from substance use disorder, and passionate about all things behavioral health.

Educational Resources


Making the Most of the Summer Season

The end of summer can come with anxiety about academic and social pressures. A focus on mental wellness during this transition is critical for a…

Self Care

The Loneliness Epidemic

Are people really lonelier than every before? And how does that relate to our mental health? Get the answers here.


The Complexity of Mental Health Treatment

Mental health treatment is inherently complex: a web of challenging puzzles, overlapping symptoms, and varying perspectives on treatment. Unlike…

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