Russian residents are on compulsory hospitalization of alcoholics and mentally ill people and up to return activity therapy centers for alcoholics, reports the Interfax.

The vast majority of Russians - almost 80% support the initiative to restore sobering-up stations. Interviewees also called for compulsory hospitalization of mental patients, reports Levada Center.

According to survey, 81% of Russians want to restore in the country the sobering-up stations of Soviet times, and only 14% of citizens oppose to it. 75% of citizens favour involuntary hospitalization of mentally ill people.

800 people in 134 settlements of Russia took part in survey Aug. 21-24.