This article presents the trajectory of a psychotic adolescent in a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Service (CAPSIJ / CARIM / IPUB / UFRJ). He lived for a long time in a Mental Health Institution and, after this period he initiated a new treatment in the CAPSIJ. This treatment proposed a daily care and in the article some important moments of his trajectory are presented and discussed through psychoanalytic and philosophical aspects and through institutional psychotherapy ideas. These moments presented show the importance and the beauty of his trajectory and also emphasize how the long time he passed in a Mental Health Institution was completely unnecessary .
Psychosocial rehabilitation; Children and adolescents Mental health; Psychosis and adolescence