The Rural Health Voice

The Rural Health Voice

RHV: The Opioid Crisis and Foster Care

September 26, 2018


Wendy Welch, PhD, author of "Fall or Fly" discusses the opioid crisis and how it has affected the foster care system in Appalachia.

Dr. Welch is the Director of the Southwest Virginia Graduate Medical Education Consortiumand owner of the Tales of the Lonesome Pine bookstore.

Also referenced in this episode is "Counting Down", a memoir about both the rewards and the daunting challenges of being a foster family.