Mental health hotline a tribute to Dr Ray

His death in July last year at the age of 61 was mourned at all levels of society but felt most keenly in Kings Cross, where he had practised for 35 years and helped the famous, the elderly, the disenfranchised and the addicted in equal measure.

The City of Sydney has installed a memorial plaque for ‘Dr Ray’ in a pedestrian mall off Springfield Avenue, Kings Cross.

But the hotline launched on 1 July is a legacy that realises his long-held ambition to