After serving the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) as a volunteer, Martha Brick was hired as manager of the NAMI HelpLine, a toll free number which fields over 4,000 requests each month.
Brick’s previous position on Capitol Hill as supervisor/manager of the US Congressional Telephone Office was great training for her current position. In her capacity on the Hill, she managed 37 people on a switchboard which handled upwards of 35,000 calls a day, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Her career with Congress lasted 26 years, and during that time, she received several letters of
Currently, Brick is a fully trained volunteer for the NAMI Family-to-Family program, and is a co-facilitator of a NAMI support group. She was awarded a certificate of appreciation from NAMI Northern Virginia for helping the mental health